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Taxon: Genus Canis Linnaeus, 1758 - dogs, wolves, coyotes, and jackals (mammal)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
   actualia - actual entities
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
       naturalia - natural bodies
         Biota
           "neomura"
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
               "neokaryotes" - mitochondrial eukaryotes
                 "neozoa"
                   "scotokaryotes" Cavalier-Smith, 1999
                     "podiates" Cavalier-Smith, 2013
                       Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
                         Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
                           Holozoa Lang, O'Kelly, Nerad, Gray & Burger, 2002
                             filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith, 2008
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                                 Epitheliozoa Ax, 1996
                                   Eumetazoa Bütschli, 1910 - eumetazoans
                                     Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
                                       Superphylum Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908 - deuterostomes
                                         [crown] Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
                                           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
                                             [crown] Myopterygii - myopterygians
                                               Superclass Gnathostomata Zittel, 1879 - jawed vertebrates
                                                 Grade Teleostomi Bonaparte, 1836
                                                   Euteleostomi - bony vertebrates
                                                     Sarcopterygii Romer, 1955
                                                       Rhipidistia Cope, 1887
                                                         Tetrapodomorpha Ahlberg, 1991
                                                           Osteolepidimorpha
                                                             Tetrapoda Goodrich, 1930
                                                               Reptiliomorpha Säve-Söderbergh, 1934
                                                                 Batrachosauria
                                                                   Amniota Haeckel, 1866 - amniotes
                                                                     Synapsida Osborn, 1903
                                                                       Therapsida Broom, 1905
                                                                         Theriodontia
                                                                           Eutheriodontia
                                                                             Cynodontia Owen, 1861
                                                                               Eucynodontia Kemp, 1982
                                                                                 Mammaliamorpha Rowe, 1988
                                                                                   Mammaliaformes Rowe, 1988
                                                                                     Holotheria
                                                                                       Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 - mammals
                                                                                         Theriimorpha
                                                                                           Theriiformes Rowe, 1986
                                                                                             Trechnotheria McKenna, 1975
                                                                                               Cladotheria McKenna, 1975
                                                                                                 Zatheria McKenna, 1975
                                                                                                   Subclass Boreosphenida
                                                                                                     Theria
                                                                                                       Infraclass Eutheria Huxley, 1880
                                                                                                         Cohort Placentalia (Owen, 1837) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 - placentals
                                                                                                           Magnorder Boreoeutheria
                                                                                                             Grandorder Laurasiatheria
                                                                                                               Scrotifera
                                                                                                                 Fereuungulata Waddell et al., 1999
                                                                                                                   Superorder Ferae (Linnaeus, 1758) Simpson, 1945
                                                                                                                     Order Carnivora Bowdich, 1821 - carnivores
                                                                                                                       Suborder Caniformia Kretzoi, 1943
                                                                                                                         Infraorder Cynoidea Flower, 1869 [monotypic]
                                                                                                                           Family Canidae Batsch, 1788 - dogs, wolves, coyotes, jackals, and foxes
                                                                                                                             Subfamily Caninae Batsch, 1788
                                                                                                                               Tribe Canini Batsch, 1788
                                                                                                                                 Genus Canis Linnaeus, 1758 - dogs, wolves, coyotes, and jackals
                                                                                                                                   Canis davisi
                                                                                                                                   Canis vitastensis
                                                                                                                                   Subgenus †Canis (Theriodictis)
                                                                                                                                   1 Canis simensis Rüppell, 1840 - Ethiopian wolf
                                                                                                                                   2 Canis adustus Sundevall, 1847 - side-striped jackal
                                                                                                                                   3 Canis mesomelas Schreber, 1775 - black-backed jackal
                                                                                                                                   4.1 Canis arnensis
                                                                                                                                   4.2.1.1 Canis aureus Linnaeus, 1758 - golden jackal
                                                                                                                                   4.2.1.2 Canis latrans Say, 1823 - coyote
                                                                                                                                   4.2.2.1 Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758 - wolf
                                                                                                                                   4.2.2.2 Canis dirus Leidy, 1858 - dire wolf

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