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Ovis canadensis sierrae  Grinnell, 1912
Taxonomic Serial No.: 898931

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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  
                                  FamilyBovidae Gray, 1821 – antelopes, cattle, goats, sheep, bovids  
                                     SubfamilyCaprinae Gray, 1821  
                                        GenusOvis Linnaeus, 1758 – sheep  
                                           SpeciesOvis canadensis Shaw, 1804 – bighorn sheep, Borrego cimarrón, Bighorn Sheep  
                                              SubspeciesOvis canadensis sierrae Grinnell, 1912 – Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule To List the Sierra Nevada Distinct Population Segment of the California Bighorn Sheep as Endangered   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 65, no. 1   
  Page(s): 20-30   
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  Reference for: Ovis canadensis sierrae, Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis californiana) and Proposed Taxonomic Revision   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 72, no. 142   
  Page(s): 40956-41008   
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  Reference for: Ovis canadensis sierrae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wehausen, John D., and Rob Roy Ramey II  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Cranial morphometric and evolutionary relationships in the northern range of Ovis canadensis   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 81, no. 1   
  Page(s): 145-161   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: doi: 10.1644/1545-1542(2000)081<0145:CMAERI>2.0.CO;2   
  Reference for: Ovis canadensis sierrae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wehausen, John D., Vernon C. Bleich, and Rob R. Ramey II  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Correct nomenclature for Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: California Fish and Game, vol. 91, no. 3   
  Page(s): 216-218   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0008-1078   
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  Reference for: Ovis canadensis sierrae   
       
  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   
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Comment: US ESA: Listed Endangered as Ovis canadensis sierrae, as published in Federal Register Volume 72, Number 142, Pages 40956 - 41008, July 25, 2007  
 

 

   

 
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