Equus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaPerissodactylaEquidae

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  • 51

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Overview

Full Name

Equus Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • horses eng
  • Pferde deu
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Perissodactyla
family
Equidae
genus
Equus
species
51
 
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Bibliography

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Opinion 271 Addition to the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology of the generic names Equus Linnaeus, 1758 (class Mammalia) and Aica Linnaeus, 1758 (class Aves) (Opinion supplementary to Opinion 16).Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 6(3), 41-50 (1954)

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (117243268) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.