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Encyclopedia > Spanish Ibex
iSpanish ibex
Spanish ibex from Sierra Nevada
Spanish ibex from Sierra Nevada
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Genus: Capra
Species: C. pyrenaica
Binomial name
Capra pyrenaica
Schinz, 1838

The Iberian or Spanish ibex (Capra pyrenaica) is a type of ibex that had four subspecies. Two subspecies can still be found on the Iberian peninsula, but two others are extinct. The Portuguese subspecies became extinct in 1892 and the Pyrenean subspecies became extinct on January 6, 2000. Image File history File links Spanish_ibex. ... The Sierra Nevada, meaning snowy range in Spanish, is a mountain range in the region of Andalusia in Spain. ... The conservation status of a species is an indicator of the likelihood of that species continuing to survive. ... Image File history File links Status_iucn2. ... Near Threatened (NT) is an IUCN category assigned to species or lower taxa which may be considered threatened with extinction in the near future, although it does not currently qualify for the threatened status. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Phyla Subregnum Parazoa Porifera Subregnum Eumetazoa Placozoa Orthonectida Rhombozoa Radiata (unranked) Ctenophora Cnidaria Bilateria (unranked) Acoelomorpha Myxozoa Superphylum Deuterostomia Chordata Hemichordata Echinodermata Chaetognatha Superphylum Ecdysozoa Kinorhyncha Loricifera Priapulida Nematoda Nematomorpha Onychophora Tardigrada Arthropoda Superphylum Platyzoa Platyhelminthes Gastrotricha Rotifera Acanthocephala Gnathostomulida Micrognathozoa Cycliophora Superphylum Lophotrochozoa Sipuncula Nemertea Phoronida Bryozoa Entoprocta Brachiopoda... Typical Classes Subphylum Urochordata - Tunicates Ascidiacea Thaliacea Larvacea Subphylum Cephalochordata - Lancelets Subphylum Myxini - Hagfishes Subphylum Vertebrata - Vertebrates Petromyzontida - Lampreys Placodermi (extinct) Chondrichthyes - Cartilaginous fishes Acanthodii (extinct) Actinopterygii - Ray-finned fishes Actinistia - Coelacanths Dipnoi - Lungfishes Amphibia - Amphibians Reptilia - Reptiles Aves - Birds Mammalia - Mammals Chordates (phylum Chordata) include the vertebrates, together with... Orders Subclass Monotremata Monotremata Subclass Marsupialia Didelphimorphia Paucituberculata Microbiotheria Dasyuromorphia Peramelemorphia Notoryctemorphia Diprotodontia Subclass Placentalia Xenarthra Dermoptera Desmostylia Scandentia Primates Rodentia Lagomorpha Insectivora Chiroptera Pholidota Carnivora Perissodactyla Artiodactyla Cetacea Afrosoricida Macroscelidea Tubulidentata Hyracoidea Proboscidea Sirenia The mammals are the class of vertebrate animals primarily characterized by the presence of mammary... Families Suidae Hippopotamidae Tayassuidae Camelidae Tragulidae Moschidae Cervidae Giraffidae Antilocapridae Bovidae The even-toed ungulates form the mammal order Artiodactyla. ... Subfamilies Bovinae Cephalophinae Hippotraginae Antilopinae Caprinae A bovid is any of almost 140 species of cloven-hoofed mammals belonging to the family Bovidae. ... Species See Species and subspecies The genus Capra is a genus of mammals consisting of nine species, including the Ibex, the West Caucasian Tur, the East Caucasian Tur, the Markhor, and the Wild Goat. ... In biology, binomial nomenclature is the formal method of naming species. ... Heinrich Rudolf Schinz (1777 - 1861) was a Swiss physician and naturalist. ... Species Capra ibex Capra nubiana Capra pyrenaica Capra sibiria Capra walie See also Ibex (vehicle) ifor the specialist off-road vehicle, and the Ibex Valley. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

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Subspecies

  • Western Spanish Ibex or Gredos Ibex - Capra pyrenaica victoriae Cabrera, 1911
  • South-eastern Spanish Ibex or Beceite Ibex - Capra pyrenaica hispanica Schimper, 1848
  • Portuguese Ibex - Capra pyrenaica lusitanica Schlegel, 1872
  • Pyrenean Ibex - Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica Schinz, 1838

Trinomial name Capra pyrenaica lusitanica (Schlegel, 1872) The Portuguese Ibex Capra pyrenaica lusitanica (an extinct subspecies of Spanish ibex). ... Trinomial name Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica (Schinz, 1838) The Pyrenean Ibex Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica (one of the two extinct subspecies of Spanish ibex) once ranged across the Pyrenees and near zones, like the Basque country, Navarre or nord Catalonia. ...

Images

San Diego Zoo's Spanish Ibex
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San Diego Zoo's Spanish Ibex
Keepers at the San Diego Zoo use a large wooden log to stimulate the Ibex's charging instinct
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Keepers at the San Diego Zoo use a large wooden log to stimulate the Ibex's charging instinct

Image File history File linksMetadata PHOTO_2006-01-03_145052_resize_resize. ... Image File history File linksMetadata PHOTO_2006-01-03_145052_resize_resize. ... Image File history File linksMetadata PHOTO_2006-01-03_145100_resize_resize. ... Image File history File linksMetadata PHOTO_2006-01-03_145100_resize_resize. ...

References

  • Caprinae Specialist Group (1996). Capra pyrenaica. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 08 May 2006.

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List and Red Data List), created in 1963, is the worlds most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. ... The World Conservation Union or International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. ...

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