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
Asian Unicorn Dana Campbell Trusted
Saola Dana Campbell, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Monthly ARKive text import , NCBI Taxonomy, Paleobiology Database, uBio Trusted
Siola Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Trusted
spindlehorn Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Trusted
Vu Quang Ox Dana Campbell, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Trusted


Name Sources Status
Saola IUCN Red List, uBio Trusted


Name Sources Status
Saola uBio Unknown


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