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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Carnivora
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Carnivora
Recognized by 000_Carnivore Names Test, iNaturalist, Adriatic Sea Species List, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Afghanistan Species List, NMNH Mammals, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, CalPhotos, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Appeltans et al, Egypt Species List, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, AnAge articles, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Conabio, Conabio, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, INBio, IABIN, Fire Effects Information System Animals, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, Kissling et al, 2014, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Azerbaijan Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Bhutan Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burundi Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, Djibouti Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Eritrea Species List, Estonia Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Falkland Islands Species List, Faroe Islands Species List, Fiji Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Greenland Species List, Grenada Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, Iceland Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Kiribati Species List, Kosovo Species List, Laos Species List, Liberia Species List, Lithuania Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Marshall Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Moldova Species List, Mongolia Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, Norway Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Saint Kitts and Nevis Species List, Saint Kitts and Nevis Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Serbia Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, Slovenia Species List, Somalia Species List, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, South Korea Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tajikistan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Tibet Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Uganda Species List, Ukraine Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Uruguay Species List, Uzbekistan Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Alboran Sea Species List, Baffin Bay Species List, Balearic Sea Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Bay of Biscay Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bay of Fundy Species List, Beaufort Sea Species List, Bering Sea Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Black Sea Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, Celtic Sea Species List, Chukchi Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Davis Strait Species List, East Siberian Sea Species List, English Channel Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Alaska Species List, Gulf of Bothnia Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Finland Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of Riga Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland Species, Indian Ocean Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Java Sea Species List, Labrador Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Malacca Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, Lincoln Sea Species List, Hudson Strait Species List, Hudson Bay Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, Northwestern Passages Species List, North Sea Species List, Rio de la Plata Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Sea of Okhostk Species List, Singapore Strait Species List, Skagerrak Species List, South China Sea Species List, Yellow Sea Species List, Tyrrhenian Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, Lovegrove 2004, and Furui 2020
Carnivora Bowdich 1821

Alternative Names

Absonodaphoenus Olsen 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aeluravus Schlosser 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aktaucyon Kordikova, Heizmann & Mavrin 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Askazansoria Kordikova 2001
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Badiolynx Brink 1971
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ballusia Ginsburg & Morales
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bestiopeda Vialov 1965
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bosdagius Sickenberg 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brachyallodesmus Barnes & Hirota 1994
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brachypsaloides Webb 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Capsatherium Kurten 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Carnivora
Obsolete variant according to Paleobiology Database
Carnivora Bowdich 1821
Harvest ancestor according to EOL authors
Carnivora Bowditch 1821
Harvest ancestor according to EOL authors
Carnivoripeda Kordos 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cinctocyon Kordikova, Heizmann & Mavrin 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cryptailurus Martin & Lim 2001
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cynogulo Kretzoi 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ekgmoiteptecela Macdonald 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ekorus Werdelin 2003
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Erokomellivora Werdelin 2003
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euroamphicyon Viranta 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Frickodon Kretzoi 1945
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gaillardina Ginsburg 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gargantuodon Ginsburg 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Grivamephitis de Beaumont 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hecubides Savage 1965
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heinzmannocyon Ginsburg 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heterictis Kretzoi 1961
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hyaenaecoprus Vyalov 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Indocyon Arredondo 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Iranictis Kretzoi 1961
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Janvierocyon Ginsburg 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kanicyon Kretzoi 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lokotunjailurus Werdelin 2003
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lydeckerilutra Mekayev 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megaviverra Kretzoi & Fejfar 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meiniogale Ginsburg 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mesoviverrops de Beaumont & Mein 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Messelogale Springhorn 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Metahyaena Viranta & Werdelin 2003
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mioraachairodus Schmidt-Kittler 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Monachiopsis Kretzoi 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mustelipeda Kordos 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paeneprolimnocyon Guthrie 1967
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paracyon Arredondo 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paratanuki Kretzoi 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parhaplocyon de Bonis 1967
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paruusipeda Vialov 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Petteromeles Mekayev 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pilgrimeles Ginsburg 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesiolatax Kretzoi 1961
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pliogulo White 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pliohyaena Kretzoi 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pristinofelis Spillmann 1931
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Propoecilogale Petter 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protoviverrops de Beaumont & Mein 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoleptarctus Lim & Martin 2003
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhodanictis Ginsburg & Morales 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ruscinalopex Kretzoi 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Saketoteron Srivastava & Verma 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sansanailurus Kretzoi 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sansictis Ginsburg 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sarcotherichnus Demathieu, Ginsburg, Guérin & Truc 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schlossericyon Crusafont-Pairo 1959
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schultzogale Lim & Martin 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Subparictis Clark & Guensburg 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thos Bogachev
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichechodon
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tshelkaria Gromova 1960
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ursicoprus Vyalov 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Valenictis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Unidentified Carnivora
Carnivores
Recognized by CITES
carnivoran
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Afrikaans

Roofdiere preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Albanian

Mishngrënësit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Amharic

ስጋበል preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

لواحم preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

գիշատիչներ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Avaric

ВахӀшияб хӀайванал preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Yırtıcılar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Basque

Karniboro preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

драпежныя preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bengali

শ্বাপদ বর্গ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bosnian

Zvijeri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Breton

Kigdebrer preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

хищници preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

carnívors preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Chuvash

Çăткăнсем preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Cornish

Kigdebrer preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Zvijeri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

šelmy preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

rovpattedyr preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

roofdieren preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Roofdieren preferred
Recognized by m.rwa and admin

Dzongkha

گوشت‌خوارسانان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Karnomanĝuloj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Kiskjalised preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Faroese

Ránsdjór preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

petoeläimet preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

French

carnivores preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Galician

Carnívoros preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

მტაცებლები preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Raubtiere preferred

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Σαρκοφάγα preferred

Hebrew

טורפים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hindi

मांसाहारी गण preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

ragadozók preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Rándýr preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association)

carnivoros preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Italian

carnivori preferred

Japanese

ネコ目 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
食肉目 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Kabardian Circassian

Псэущхьэшххэр preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kabyle

Ameccaksum preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kazakh

Жыртқыштар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Жырткычтар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Komi

Лёквиррез preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kurdish

goştxur preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lao

ສັດກິນຊີ້ນ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

plēsēji preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Limburgan; Limburger; Limburgish

Roufdiere preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Plėšrieji žinduoliai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
plėšrieji

Low Saxon

Roofdeerter preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lower Sorbian

Rubjažne zwěrjeta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Luxembourgish; Letzeburgesch

Raubdéieren preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

ѕверови preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

കാർണിവോറ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Meadow Mari

Шылгочшо preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Mingrelian

მახვამილაფარეფი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Bidił Daazdoígíí dóó Daʼalghałígíí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

North Frisian

Ruuwdiarten preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

rovpattedyr preferred
rovdyr preferred

Occitan (post 1500)

Carnivòrs preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, chant30, and admin

Persian

گوشت‌خوارسانان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

drapieżne preferred

Portuguese

carnívoros preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
carnívoro
Recognized by 01134ann and admin

Quechua

Aycha uquq ñuñuq preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan

Carnivore preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

хищные preferred

Sakha

Сиэмэх кыыллар аймахтара preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

звери preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Zvijeri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sicilian

Carnìvuri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Mäsožravce preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Zveri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
carnívoros preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swahili

Walanyama preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

rovdjur preferred

Tamil

கார்னிவோரா preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Telugu

మాంసాహారులు preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

สัตว์กินเนื้อ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Etçiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
etciller
yırtıcı memeliler

Ukrainian

хижі preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Хижаки
Хижі

Upper Sorbian

Rubježne zwěrjata preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Urdu

گوشت خور جانور preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uzbek

Yirtqichlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

bộ Ăn thịt preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Welsh

Ysglyfaethwr preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Western Frisian

Rôfdieren preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azb

ییٛرتیجیلار preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bpy

মাহুখাকুরা preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

De Ch

Raubtiere preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Diq

Goştweri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Mrj

Шӹл качшывлӓ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nan

Chia̍h-bah-ba̍k preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pnb

ماس کھانے preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pt Br

carnívoros preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Carnívoros preferred
Recognized by 01134ann and admin

Stq

Roowdierte preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vls

Roofbêestn preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Zea

Roofdier'n preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Carnivora

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Carnivora (this page)
1626 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
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