Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
Elephant Paleobiology Database Trusted
Elephants Lisa Walley, NCBI Taxonomy, uBio Trusted
Elephants and Mammoths Deniz Martinez Trusted

Brazilian Portuguese

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Elefantes Bruno Marino Trusted


Name Sources Status
Elefants Eduard Solà Trusted


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象科 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted


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Norsut Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


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Elefantids Cédric Valmary Trusted


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Слоны uBio Unknown


Name Sources Status
Elefantes Eduard Solà Trusted


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