Canis lupus lycaon

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DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisMammalia • SubclassisTheria • InfraclassisEutheria • OrdoCarnivora • SubordoCaniformia • FamiliaCanidae • TribusCanini • GenusCanis • SpeciesCanis lupus • Subspecies: Canis lupus lycaon Schreber, 1775
Canis lycaon Schreber, 1775
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  • English: The Eastern Wolf (Canis lupus lycaon) is traditionally considered to be a subspecies of the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus). However, recent molecular studies suggest that the eastern wolf is not a gray wolf subspecies, nor the result of gray wolf/coyote hybridization, but a distinct species (Canis lycaon)