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us: Caribou


  • Here are entered works on wild Rangifer tarandus in North America. Works on domesticated Rangifer tarandus in general and wild Rangifer tarandus in Europe and Asia are entered under [Reindeer.]

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    • us: Achlis
    • us: Cervus tarandus
    • us: Rangifer
    • us: Rangifer tarandus
    • us: Tarandus
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  • Sources

    • found: Walker mam. world: v. 2, p. 1397 (Genus Rangifer Hamilton-Smith; Caribou (North American term) or Reindeer (European term); single species R. tarandus)
    • found: Corbet world list mam. species, 1991: p. 128 (Cervidae; Rangifer; R. tarandus (caribou); Reindeer, Caribou)
    • found: International Reindeer and Caribou Symposium (1st : 1972 : University of Alaska, Fairbanks). Proceedings ... 1975.
    • found: International Reindeer/Caribou Symposium (2nd : 1979 : Røros, Norway). Proceedings ... c1980.
    • found: Web. 3: caribou (reindeer)
    • found: Mam. species world, 1993: p. 392 (Artiodactyla; Fam. Cervidae; Rangifer H. Smith; type species Cervus tarandus; syn.: Achlis, Tarandus; Rangifer tarandus L.; syn.: angustirostris, arcticus, asiaticus, borealis, buskensis, caboti, caribou, chukchenis, cilindricornis, dawsoni, dichotomus, eogroenlandicus, excelsifrons, fennicus, fortidens, furcifer, granti, groenlandicus, keewatinensis, labradorensis, lapponum, lenensis, montanus, mcguirei, ogilvyensis, osborni, pearsoni, pearyi, phylarchus, platyrhynchus, rangifer, selousi, setoni, sibiricus, silvicola, spetsbergensis, stonei, sylvestris, taimyrensis, terraenovae, transuralensis, valentinae, yakutskensis)
    • found: LC database, 10/17/95 (reindeer (Rangifer tarandus L.), caribou (Rangifer tarandus))
    • found: Biol. & agr. index: v. 47 (Reindeer and caribou; Rangifer tarandus See Reindeer and caribou)
    • found: Bering Land Bridge National Preserve, Reindeer/Caribou, Rangifer tarandus, Feb. 3, 2004: caribou (Although they are called by different names in North America, wild caribou and domestic reindeer are considered to be a single species throughout the world.)
    • found: Department of Legislative Services, Maryland General Assembly, 2003 session, March 4, 2004 (classifies caribou as new world, wild Rangifer tarandus and reindeer as old world, domesticated Rangifer tarandus.)
  • LC Classification

    • QL737.U55
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on wild Rangifer tarandus in North America. Works on domesticated Rangifer tarandus in general and wild Rangifer tarandus in Europe and Asia are entered under [Reindeer.]
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    • Note under [Reindeer]
  • Change Notes

    • 2004-03-18: new
    • 2004-04-23: revised
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