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us: Reindeer


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

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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, chukchensis, 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: 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)
    • 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.)
  • LC Classification

    • QL737.U55
    • SF401.R4
  • General Notes

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

    • Note under [Caribou]
  • Change Notes

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