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
caribou Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
cervids Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
deer Leo Shapiro, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, BioKIDS Critter Catalog, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, Paleobiology Database, Phthiraptera, uBio Trusted
deer, elk, moose, and caribou Leo Shapiro, Katja Schulz Trusted
moose Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
wapiti Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted

Brazilian Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Cervos Bruno Marino Trusted
Cervídeos Bruno Marino Trusted


Name Sources Status
鹿科 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted


Name Sources Status
Hirvieläimet Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


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Hirsche Josefin Stiller Trusted


Name Sources Status
Оленьи uBio Trusted


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