Physical Description

Type Information

Type for Canis latrans latrans
Catalog Number: USNM 77093
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Mammals
Sex/Stage: Male; Young adult
Preparation: Skin; Skull
Collector(s): E. Fast
Year Collected: 1896
Locality: Johnstown, Brown County, Nebraska, United States, North America
  • Type: Merriam, C. H. 1897 Mar 15. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 11: 24.
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Plains coyote

The Plains coyote (Canis latrans latrans), also known as the brush wolf, is a subspecies of coyote native to the Great Plains from Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan south to New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle. It is the largest subspecies, with rather pale fur and bearing large molars and carnassials.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merriam, C. H. (1897). Revision of the coyotes or prairie wolves, with descriptions of new forms. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, vol. 11, pp. 19-33.
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