Détails de l’enregistrement

Nom scientifique:
Loxodonta cyclotis

Taxonomie et nomenclature

Règne:
Animalia
Rang:
Genus
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Nom(s) commun(s):
African Forest Elephant [English]

Statut taxonomique

Courant:
valid

Indicateurs de qualité des données

Évaluation de la crédibilité de l’enregistrement:
TWG standards met
Traitement des espèces au niveau mondial:

Taux (fréquence) d’usage:

Hiérarchie taxonomique

- à partir du règne

Kingdom
Subkingdom
Infrakingdom
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Subphylum
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Order
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Genus

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Références

Expert(s):
Don E. Wilson. Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108
Autres sources:
Références:
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005-10-01. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2. Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 2142. 0-8018-8221-4. .
Roca, Alfred L., Nicholas Georgiadis, Jill Pecon-Slattery, and Stephen J. O'Brien 2001-08-24. Science, vol. 293. . . 1473-1477. . .

Information géographique

Information géographique:
Africa
Champ d’application:

Commentaires

Commentaires:
Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Comments: See Laursen and Bekoff (1978, Mammalian Species, 92), where cyclotis was treated as a subspecies of L. africana. Grubb et al. (2000) presented morphological and some molecular data in support of upgrading cyclotis to a species, separate from africana, corroborating earlier hypothesis that Loxodonta cyclotis and L. africana are distinct species. Further, Grubb et al. (2000) supported the hypothesis that L. cyclotis is morphologically more primitive than L. africana. Roca et al. (2001) provid...
Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Status: CITES - Appendix I (as included in L. africana); U.S. ESA - Threatened (as included in L. africana); IUCN - Endangered (as included in L. africana)

Recherche sur Internet

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