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Capra Linnaeus 1758 (goat)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42759

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Caprinae according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

Sister taxa: Aragoral, Budorcas, Capricornis, Hemitragus, Myotragus, Naemorhaedus, Oreamnos, Ovibos, Pantholops, Pseudois, Rupicapra

Subtaxa: Capra aegagrus, Capra caucasica, Capra cylindricornis, Capra falconeri, Capra hircus, Capra ibex, Capra nubiana, Capra pyrenaica, Capra sibirica

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Type: Capra hircus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser