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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Canidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Canidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Adriatic Sea Species List, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Afghanistan Species List, NMNH Mammals, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, CalPhotos, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Barry Armstead Photography, ALA, Egypt Species List, AnAge articles, Conabio, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, INBio, IABIN, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, VERA, Kissling et al, 2014, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Albania Species List, Algeria Species List, Andorra Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Belarus Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Chad Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Eritrea Species List, Estonia Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Greece Species List, Greenland Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guyana Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, Iceland Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Iraq Species List, Ireland Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Kosovo Species List, Kyrgyzstan Species List, Laos Species List, Latvia Species List, Lebanon Species List, Libya Species List, Lithuania Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Macedonia Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mauritania Species List, Moldova Species List, Mongolia Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, Norway Species List, Oman Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Serbia Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, Slovenia Species List, Somalia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tajikistan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Tonga Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Uganda Species List, Ukraine Species List, United Arab Emirates Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Uruguay Species List, Yemen Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Baffin Bay Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Beaufort Sea Species List, Bering Sea Species List, Black Sea Species List, Chukchi Sea Species List, Davis Strait Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Alaska Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Labrador Sea Species List, Hudson Strait Species List, Hudson Bay Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, Northwestern Passages Species List, North Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, Lovegrove 2014, and Furui 2020
Canidae Fischer 1817
Neocynodesmus Macdonald 1963
Recognized by Environments EOL

Alternative Names

? acridens Barbour & Cook, 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? alopex Linnaeus, 1758
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? angustidens Marsh, 1871
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? annectens Peterson, 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? aphobus Merriam, 1919
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ayersi Sellards, 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? basilatus Cope, 1879
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bonariense Gervais, 1852
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? brachygnathus Douglass, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? brachypus Cope, 1881
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? canavus Simpson, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? casei Wilson, 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? compressus Cope, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? confertus Matthew, 1918
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cooki Macdonald, 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? coryphaeus Cope, 1879
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? crassapineatus Olsen, 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cuspidatus Thorpe, 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cyonoides Martin, 1928
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? davisi Merriam, 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? delicatus Loomis, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? diabloensis Richey, 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? direptor Matthew, 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dirus Leidy, 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? diversidens Cope, 1892
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? drummondanus Douglass, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dubius Merriam, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dudleyi White, 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? euthos McGrew, 1935
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? geringensis Barbour & Schultz, 1935
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gregarius Cope, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gregorii Matthew, 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? harlowi Loomis, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? haydeni Leidy, 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hillanus Cope, 1893
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hilli Johnston, 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hippophagus Matthew & Cook, 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? iamonensis Sellards, 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? inflatus VanderHoof & Gregory, 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? josephi Cope, 1881
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? kelloggi Merriam, 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? latidens Cope, 1881
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? lemur Cope, 1879
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? leptodus Schlaikjer, 1935
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? littoralis VanderHoof, 1931
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? marshi Thorpe, 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? marylandica Berry, 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mcgrewi Russell, 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? meandrinus Hatcher, 1894
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? milleri Merriam, 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? minor Matthew, 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mortifer Cook, 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? multicuspus Romer & Sutton, 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mustelinus Matthew, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? niger Bartram, 1791
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? nobilis Simpson, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? optatus Matthew, 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? oregonensis Merriam, 1906
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pachyodon Merriam, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pahinsintewakpa Macdonald, 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? parvidens Mivart, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? paterculus Matthew, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pavidus Stock, 1933
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? progressus Stock, 1935
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pugnator Cook, 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? regulus Cook & Macdonald, 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ricardoensis Stirton & VanderHoof, 1933
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? robustus Green, 1948
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? robustus Matthew, 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? roii Macdonald, 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ruppelii Schinz, 1825
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? rurestris Condon, 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? saevus Leidy, 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? scitulus Hay, 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sectorius Cope, 1883
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? secundus VanderHoof, 1931
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sesnoni Macdonald, 1967
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? shermanensis Hibbard, 1937
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? solus Stock, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? spissidens White, 1947
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? stirtoni Wang et al., 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? temerarius Leidy, 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? temnodon Wortman & Matthew, 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? texanus Troxell, 1915
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? thomsoni Matthew, 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? thooides Scott, 1893
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? urostictus Mivart, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? vafer Leidy, 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? validus Stirton & Vanderhoof, 1933
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? venator Cook, 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? vulpinus Matthew, 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? wallovianus Cope, 1881
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? washakius Wortman, 1901
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? wheelerianus Cope, 1877
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? willistoni Peterson, 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? wilsoni Gustafson, 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acnocyon
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Adracon Filhol 1885
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aelurodon Merriam 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aletocyon Romer & Sutton 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Canidae Fischer 1817
Harvest ancestor according to EOL authors
Cyotherium Aymard 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diaphorus Gill 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dinocyon Giebel 1866
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fennecus Desmarest 1804
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Galeotherium Jaeger 1835
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hyaenognathus Merriam 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neocynodesmus Macdonald 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nurocyon Sotnikova 2006
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Otolicnus Fischer 1813
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachycyon Allen 1885
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Porthocyon Merriam 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Prototocyon Pohle 1928
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Strobodon
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

coyotes, dogs, foxes, jackals, and wolves preferred
Unidentified Canidae
Canines
Recognized by assadi and admin
"coyotes, dogs, foxes, jackals, and wolves"
Recognized by malsem8 and admin
Bush Dog, Foxes, Wolves
Recognized by CITES
canid
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Afrikaans

Hondagtiges preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Amharic

የውሻ አስተኔ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

كلبيات preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

շնազգիներ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Köpəkkimilər preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bashkir

Эттәр preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

сабачыя preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Breton

Kieged preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

кучеви preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Cànid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Cebuano

Iro preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Chuvash

Кашкăр йышшисем preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Psi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

psovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Hundefamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

hondachtigen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Kanisedoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Koerlased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

koiraeläimet preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Koiraeläimet preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

French

Canidé preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Chacal Commun, Loups, Dhole, Renards, Fennec
Recognized by CITES

Galician

Cánidos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

ძაღლისებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Hunde preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Κυνίδες preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Guarani

Jaguapehẽ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

כלביים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hindi

कैनिडाए preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

kutyafélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Hundaætt preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ingush

Пхьарчий preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Cainid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

イヌ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Kazakh

Иттер тұқымдасы preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Ит сымалдар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Komi

Пон котыр preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

suņu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Limburgan; Limburger; Limburgish

Hóndjechtige preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lingala

Limbwá preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lingua Franca Nova

Canido preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Šuniniai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lower Sorbian

Psy preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Luxembourgish; Letzeburgesch

Hënn preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

кучиња preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Meadow Mari

Пий-влак preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Mingrelian

ჯოღორიშობურეფი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Mąʼii Ndahalinígíí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

North Frisian

Hünjer preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Hundefamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
hundefamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Occitan (post 1500)

Canids preferred
Recognized by chant30 and admin

Ossetian; Ossetic

Куыдзхуызтæ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

سگ‌سانان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

psowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Portuguese

Canídeos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan

Canide preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

псовые preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Rusyn

Псовы preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sakha

Бөрөтүҥүлэр кэргэннэрэ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Psi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sicilian

Cànidi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Psovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Psi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Licaones, Zorros, Lobos preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swedish

Hunddjur preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tamil

நாய்க் குடும்பம் preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Köpekgiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

псові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Unspecified

Hund preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
КицӀеринбур preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Upper Sorbian

Psy preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uzbek

Itsimonlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Chó preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Walloon

Tchinidîs preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Western Frisian

Hûneftigen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azb

کؤپک‌کیمی‌لر preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ltg

Suņu saime preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Mrj

Пи йишвлӓ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nan

Káu-kho preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pnb

کتے preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pt Br

canídeos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Canídeos preferred
Recognized by 01134ann and admin
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Curated hierarchies for Canidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Deuterostomia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Gnathostomata
Osteichthyes
Sarcopterygii
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Amniota
Synapsida
Therapsida
Cynodontia
Mammalia
Theria
Eutheria
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Carnivora
Caniformia
Canidae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Carnivora
36 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
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