Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Mammalia > Subclass Theria > Order Carnivora > Suborder Caniformia > Family Canidae > Genus Canis

Canis lupus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus


Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CanisLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Species group names

Lupus lupus Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: ujku sources: DHORA, DH. 2008: Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bulgarian: Valk ; Вълк sources: Bulgarian PESI focal point
 Danish: Ulv
 Dutch: Wolf
 English: Wolf sources: Domina, Gianniantonio (University Palermo, Department Botanical Sciences (DPCE))
 English-United States: Wolf sources: Charles Hussey
 German: Wolf
 Greek: Λύκος sources: Greek PESI focal point
 Israel (Hebrew): זאב sources: Hebrew PESI focal point
 Italian: Lupo sources: italian PESI focal point
 Lithuanian: vilkas sources: Lithuanian PESI focal point
 Norwegian: ulv sources: Norwegian PESI focal point
 Norwegian Bokmål: ulv sources: Systema Naturae, 10th ed., 1:39
 Norwegian Nynorsk: ulv sources: Systema Naturae, 10th ed., 1:39
 Polish: Wilk szary sources: Poland PESI focal point
 Romanian: Lup sources: Romania PESI focal point
 Russian: обыкновенный; серый волк sources: Russian PESI focal point
 Slovak: Vlk dravý
 Slovenian: volk sources: Slovenian PESI focal point
 Spanish, Castillian: Lobo sources: spanish PESI focal point
 Swedish: hund; varg
 Turkish: Kurt sources: Turkish PESI focal point
 Ukrainian: Вовк; Вовк сірий



External Links



Prof. Dr Wieslaw Bogdanowicz. Canis lupus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=305289




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