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Ovis canadensis (bighorn sheep)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Taxonomy
Ovis canadensis was named by Shaw (1804). It is extant.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1804Ovis canadensis Shaw
1817Ovis montana Cuvier
1901Ovis canadensis auduboni Merriam
1935Ovis auduboni Schultz and Howard p. 292
1956Ovis catclawensis Hibbard and Wright p. 106
1974Ovis canadensis catclawensis Harris and Mundel
1980Ovis canadensis Kurten and Anderson p. 329
1985Ovis canadensis Emslie and Czaplewski p. 3
1986Ovis canadensis catclawensis Emslie p. 173
2008Ovis canadensis Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 979 figs. Fig. 5

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyBovidae
subfamilyAntilopinaeGray 1821
tribeCaprini
genusOvis
speciescanadensisShaw 1804

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