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Friday 15 December 2017

Species Sheet


Burchell's Zebra, Common Zebra, Painted Zebra, Plains Zebra, Bontequagga

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Classification - Taxonomy

CLASS Mammals
 ORDER  Perissodactyla
  FAMILY   Equidae
   SUBFAMILY    Equinae
    SUBGENUS     Quagga
       LATIN NAME      Equus burchellii
AUTHOR  (Gray, 1824)
SYNONYMS  Equus quagga burchellii - Asinus burchellii - 
HISTORIC  
NOTES  Considered older name of E quagga for some taxonomy

Location- Threatened

DISTRIBUTION  SE Sudan (South Sudan), SW Ethiopia and S Somalia, Southern Democratic Republic of the Congo and S and E Angola, N Namibia, N and E Botswana, Northern South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal and Transvaal and ormerly ranging south of the Orange and Vaal Rivers to the Cape Prov, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Kenya
STATUS  

SUBSPECIES

 Describ subspecies = 7 ; Valid in taxonomy = 4 à 7
 Possible listed subspecies =
27
Equus burchellii annectens ?
Equus burchellii antiquorum
Equus burchellii boehmi
Equus burchellii borensis ?
Equus burchellii burchellii
Equus burchellii chapmanni ?
Equus burchellii crawshahi ?
Equus burchellii crawshaii
Equus burchellii cuninghamei ?
Equus burchellii festivus ?
Equus burchellii foai ?
Equus burchellii goldfinchi ?
Equus burchellii granti ?
Equus burchellii isabella ?
Equus burchellii jallae ?
Equus burchellii kaokensis
Equus burchellii kaufmanni ?
Equus burchellii mariae ?
Equus burchellii muansae ?
Equus burchellii pococki ?
Equus burchellii selousii ?
Equus burchellii tabeti ?
Equus burchellii tigrinus ?
Equus burchellii transvaalensis ?
Equus burchellii wahlbergi ?
Equus burchellii zambeziensis
Equus burchellii zebroides ?
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Female with young