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Hyaena brunnea  Thunberg, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 726268

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Parahyaena brunnea (Thunberg, 1820)
  Common Name(s): Brown Hyena [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderFeliformia Kretzoi, 1945 – cat-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyHyaenidae Gray, 1821 – Hyenas  
                                        GenusHyaena Brisson, 1762  
                                           SpeciesHyaena brunnea Thunberg, 1820 – Brown Hyena  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Hyaena brunnea, Brown Hyena [English]   

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  Comment: Status: U.S. ESA - Endangered as Parahyaena (=Hyaena) brunnea; IUCN - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: Reviewed by Mills (1982). See comments under genus for inclusion of brunnea under Hyaena. Pocock (1934c) and Jenks and Werdelin (1998) argued that neither morphological nor molecular studies have supported the recognition of subspecies at present. Synonyms according to Jenks and Werdelin (1998)  



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