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Canis


Canis is a Genus within the kingdom Animalia, family Canidae. English vernacular for Canis is Dire Wolf. More than 174 species and subspecies of Canis have been described.

Canis Linnaeus, 1758
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758
Order: Carnivora Bowdich, 1821
Family: Canidae Fischer, 1817
Genus: Canis Linnaeus, 1758

Vernacular Names

  • Arabic: كلب (جنس)
  • Armenian: Գայլեր
  • Azerbaijani: Canavar · Canis dirus
  • Bulgarian: Canis dirus · Кучета
  • Catalan, Valencian: Canis dirus
  • Chinese: 恐狼 · 犬属
  • Croatian: Canis dirus
  • Dutch: Reuzenwolf
  • English: Dire wolf · dogs · foxes · jackals
  • Esperanto: Kaniso
  • Estonian: Koer (perekond)
  • Finnish: Hirviösusi · Koirat
  • French: Canis dirus
  • Galician: Lobo prehistórico
  • Georgian: ძაღლი (გვარი)
  • German: Wolfs und Schakalartige
  • Hebrew (modern): כלב (סוג)
  • Hungarian: Óriásfarkas
  • Italian: Canis dirus
  • Japanese: イヌ属 · ダイアウルフ
  • Korean: 개속
  • Latin: Canis (genus)
  • Latvian: Briesmīgais vilks · Suņi
  • Norwegian: Hundeslekten · Skrekkulv
  • Polish: Canis dirus
  • Portuguese: Lobo pré histórico
  • Russian: Волки · Ужасный волк
  • Slovene: Pes
  • Spanish, Castilian: Canis dirus
  • Swedish: Jättevarg
  • Ukrainian: Пес
  • Vietnamese: Chi Chó

Taxonomy

Higher Taxa