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SPECIES Hyaena hyaena

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 40.
Common Name:Striped Hyena
Type Locality:"India", restricted by Thomas (1911a:134) to "Benna Mts., Laristan, S. Persia".
Distribution:Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kenya, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudia Arabia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Yemen.
Status:U.S. ESA and IUCN – Data Deficient as H. hyaena barbara, otherwise Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Reviewed by Rieger (1981) and Jenks and Werdelin (1998). Pocock (1934d) and Jenks and Werdelin (1998) argued that at present neither morphological nor molecular studies have supported the recognition of subspecies. Synonyms according to Rieger (1981) and Jenks and Werdelin (1998).
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    bilkiewiczi Satunin, 1905
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    orientalis Tiedemann, 1808
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    zarudnyi Satunin, 1905

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