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Plains zebras


  • When this heading is assigned, the second subject heading [Zebras] is also assigned, e.g., 1. Plains zebras. 2. Zebras.
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  • Variants

    • Burchell's zebras
    • Common zebras
    • Equus quagga
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat: Denis-Huot, Christine. The zebra, striped horse, 1999:(Summary: Describes the physical characteristics of the plains zebra and follows the activities of a zebra herd over the course of one year as they feed, fight, mate, give birth, search for water, and encounter other animals on the African plains.) (DLC)98006149
    • found: ITIS, viewed November 14, 2023(Equus quagga; Taxonomic rank: Species; Common name: Plains zebra; Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Subphylum: Vertebrata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Perissodactyla; Family: Equidae; Genus: Equus; Subgenus: Equus (Hippotigris))
    • found: Britannica, viewed November 14, 2023(The plains zebra (Equus quagga) formerly inhabited a great area of grassland and savanna from the Cape to South Sudan)
    • found: New World Encyclopedia, viewed November 14, 2023(Plains zebra is the common name for the most common and geographically widespread species of zebra, Equus quagga, characterized by vertical stripes on the forepart of the body, which tend towards the horizontal on the hindquarters. Also known as the common zebra or the Burchell's zebra, it ranges from southern Sudan and southern Ethiopia to southern Angola, northern Namibia, and northern South Africa.)
  • LC Classification

    • QL737.U62
  • General Notes

    • When this heading is assigned, the second subject heading [Zebras] is also assigned, e.g., 1. Plains zebras. 2. Zebras.
  • Example Notes

    • Example under [Quaggas]
  • History Notes

    • [Established December 2023.]
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  • Change Notes

    • 2023-11-14: new
    • 2023-12-18: revised
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