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Equus ferus  Boddaert, 1785
Taxonomic Serial No.: 926143

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Equus sylvestris von den Brincken, 1826
 
    Equus gmelini Antonius, 1912
 
    Equus caballus ferus Boddaert, 1785
 
    Equus ferus ferus Boddaert, 1785
 
  Common Name(s): Russian wild horse [English]
 
    Tarpan [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderPerissodactyla Owen, 1848 – antas, Odd-toed Ungulates  
                                  FamilyEquidae Gray, 1821 – Asses, Horses, Zebras  
                                     GenusEquus Linnaeus, 1758 – Horses  
                                        SubgenusEquus (Equus) Linnaeus, 1758 – Horses  
                                           SpeciesEquus ferus Boddaert, 1785 – Russian wild horse, Tarpan  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bennett, Deb, and Robert S. Hoffmann  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Equus caballus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 628   
  Page(s): 1-14   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1545-1410   
  Notes: Available online at http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Biology/VHAYSSEN/msi/default.html   
  Reference for: Equus ferus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Groves, Colin, and Peter Grubb  
  Publication Date: 2011   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ungulate Taxonomy   
  Page(s): ix + 317   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-4214-0093-6   
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  Reference for: Equus ferus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: OPINION 2027 (Case 3010): Usage of 17 specific names based on wild species which are pre-dated by or contemporary with those based on domestic animals (Lepidoptera, Osteichthyes, Mammalia): conserved   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 60, part 1   
  Page(s): 81-84   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-5167   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34357823   
  Reference for: Equus ferus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2000   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
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  Reference for: Equus ferus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: See Groves & Grubb (2011: 8 & 13). The diverse origins of domestic horses are discussed, the scientific name applicable to the domestic horses, as a species, is provided, and it is noted that it is believed to be derived from Equus ferus  
 

 

   

 
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