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Canis lupus (gray wolf)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Canis lupus Linnaeus p. 39
1775Canis lycaon Schreber
1823Canis nubilus Say
1841Canis variabilis Wied-Neuwied
1850Lupus gigas Townsend
1905Canis pambasileus Elliot
1911Canis lupus Thomas p. 134
1912Canis milleri Merriam
1912Canis occidentalis Merriam
1912Canis milleri Merriam p. 247 figs. Figures 27-31
1912Canis tundrarum Miller
1918Aenocyon milleri Merriam
1927Canis lupus Boule and De Villeneuve p. 50 figs. Pl 7
1927Canis furlongi Hay
1931Canis occidentalis Elftman p. 7
1935Canis nubilus Schultz and Howard p. 284
1938Canis petrolei Stock
1968Canis lupus Kurten p. 109
1980Canis lupus Kurten and Anderson p. 169
1999Canis lupus Goodman and Pidgeon p. 261
2009Canis lupus Tedford et al. p. 148

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
superfamilyCanoideaSimpson 1931
familyCanidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyCaninaeGill 1872
tribeCaniniFischer de Waldheim 1817
subtribeCanina()
genusCanis
specieslupus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available