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Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus  (Borowski, 1780)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 898935

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Rangifer tarandus granti J. A. Allen, 1902
    Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus (Linnaeus, 1767)
    Rangifer tarandus arcticus (Richardson, 1829)
    Rangifer tarandus excelsifrons Hollister, 1912
    Rangifer tarandus grewensis (Blainville, 1822)
    Rangifer tarandus ramosus (Blainville, 1822)
  Common Name(s): barren-ground caribou [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderArtiodactyla Owen, 1848 – artiodactyls, porco do mato, veado, cloven-hoofed ungulates, even-toed ungulates  
                                  FamilyCervidae Goldfuss, 1820 – cervids, caribou, deer, moose, wapiti  
                                     SubfamilyCapreolinae Brookes, 1828  
                                        GenusRangifer C. H. Smith, 1827 – caribou, reindeer  
                                           SpeciesRangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758) – reindeer, caribou, caribou, Reindeer  
                                              SubspeciesRangifer tarandus groenlandicus (Borowski, 1780) – barren-ground caribou  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the Peary Caribou and Dolphin and Union Population of the Barren-Ground Caribou as Endangered or Threatened   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 76, no. 65   
  Page(s): 18701-18706   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus, barren-ground caribou [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  



  Comment: US ESA: Petition to list as threatened or endangered the Dolphin and Union population substantial and initiating status review according to 90-day petition finding, as published in Federal Register Volume 76, Number 65, Pages 18701 - 18706, April 05, 2011  



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