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SPECIES Canis latrans

Author:Say, 1823.
Citation:InJames, Account Exped. Pittsburgh to Rocky Mtns, 1: 168.
Common Name:Coyote
Type Locality:"Engineer cantonment" reported at "latitude 4125'N, and longitude...9547'30'W" (p. XVIII, vol. 2). Reported in Honacki et al. (1982) as "U.S.A., Nebraska, Washington Co., Engineer Cantonment, about 12 mi. (19.2 km) S. E. Blair".
Distribution:Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, USA. Introduced to Florida and Georgia and currently widespread throughout Northern and Central America (Beckoff, 1977, 1999).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Revised by Young (1951) and reviewed by Beckoff (1977). Synonyms allocated according to Beckoff (1977) and Hall (1981).
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SUBSPECIES latrans

SUBSPECIES cagottis

SUBSPECIES clepticus

SUBSPECIES dickeyi

SUBSPECIES frustror

SUBSPECIES goldmani

SUBSPECIES hondurensis

SUBSPECIES impavidus

SUBSPECIES incolatus

SUBSPECIES jamesi

SUBSPECIES lestes

SUBSPECIES mearnsi

SUBSPECIES microdon

SUBSPECIES ochropus

SUBSPECIES peninsulae

SUBSPECIES texensis

SUBSPECIES thamnos

SUBSPECIES umpquensis

SUBSPECIES vigilis

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