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Giraffa camelopardalis camelopardalis  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 898593

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi Lydekker, 1903
  Common Name(s): Nubian Giraffe [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderArtiodactyla Owen, 1848 – artiodactyls, porco do mato, veado, cloven-hoofed ungulates, even-toed ungulates  
                                  FamilyGiraffidae Gray, 1821 – giraffes  
                                     GenusGiraffa Brisson, 1762  
                                        SpeciesGiraffa camelopardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Giraffe, Northern Giraffe  
                                           SubspeciesGiraffa camelopardalis camelopardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Nubian Giraffe  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fennessy, Julian, Tobias Bidon, Friederike Reuss, Vikas Kumar, Paul Elkan, Maria A. Nilsson, et al.   
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: Multi-locus Analyses Reveal Four Giraffe Species Instead of One   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Current Biology, vol. 26   
  Page(s): 1-7   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0960-9822   
  Notes: DOI:   
  Reference for: Giraffa camelopardalis camelopardalis, Nubian Giraffe [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  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: Giraffa camelopardalis camelopardalis   

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