Canis lupus dingo

Canis lupus dingo

SUBSPECIES OF

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Suborder
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Canis lupus dingo
WEIGHT
9.6-19.4 kg
LENGTH
885-924 mm

In the taxonomic treatment presented in the third edition of Mammal Species of the World, Canis lupus dingo is a taxonomic rank that includes both the dingo that is native to Australia and the New Guinea singing dog that is native to the New Guinea Highlands. It also includes some extinct dogs that were once found in coastal Papua New Guinea and the island of Java in the Indonesian Archipelago. In this treatment it is a subspecies of Canis lupus, the wolf, although other treatments consider the dog as a full species, with the dingo and its relatives either as a subspecies of the dog, a species in its own right, or simply as an unnamed variant or genetic clade within the larger population of dogs . The genetic evidence indicates that the dingo clade originated from East Asian domestic dogs and was introduced through the Malay Archipelago into Australia, with a common ancestry between the Australian dingo and the New Guinea singing dog. The New Guinea singing dog is genetically closer to those dingoes that live in southeastern Australia than to those that live in the northwest.

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No

Nocturnal

Ca

Carnivore

Te

Terrestrial

Te

Territorial

Vi

Viviparous

Co

Cooperative breeder

Mo

Monogamy

Do

Dominance hierarchy

So

Social

No

Not a migrant

C

starts with

Climate zones

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

PREGNANCY DURATION
63 days
BABY CARRYING
1 to 10

References

1. Canis lupus dingo Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canis_lupus_dingo

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