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SPECIES Rupicapra pyrenaica

Author:Bonaparte, 1845.
Citation:Cat. Meth. Mamm. Europe: 17.
Common Name:Pyrenean Chamois
Type Locality:Spain, "Mont. Pyren." (Pyrenees).
Distribution:Appenine Mtns (Italy), Cantabrian Mtns (Spain), and Pyrenees (France and N Spain).
Status:CITES Appendix I as R. pyrenaica ornata; U.S. ESA Endangered as R. rupicapra ornata; IUCN Endangered as R. p. ornata, Lower Risk (lc) as R. pyrenaica.
Comments:Revised by Lovari and Scala (1980) and Scala and Lovari (1984). Regarded as a species distinct from R. rupicapra by Lovari (1985, 1987).
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SUBSPECIES pyrenaica

SUBSPECIES ornata

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