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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Species Sheet


Kiang

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Classification - Taxonomy

CLASS Mammals
 ORDER  Perissodactyla
  FAMILY   Equidae
   SUBFAMILY    Equinae
    SUBGENUS     Hemionus
       LATIN NAME      Equus kiang
AUTHOR  Moorcroft, 1841
SYNONYMS  Equus hemionus kiang - 
HISTORIC  
NOTES  

Location- Threatened

DISTRIBUTION  From Ladak, Kashmir, SIkkim in NW India, northern parts of Pakistan, Nepal and may be Bhutan, southwestern China, Tibet, Qinghai, Gansu and Szechuan
STATUS  IUCN 2009 : Least Concern

SUBSPECIES

 Describ subspecies = ? ; Valid in taxonomy = 3
 Possible listed subspecies =
7
Equus kiang equioides ?
Equus kiang holdereri
Equus kiang kiang
Equus kiang kyang ?
Equus kiang nepalensis ?
Equus kiang polyodon
Equus kiang tafeli ?
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