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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Hyaenidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Adcrocuta Kretzoi 1938
Recognized by Environments EOL
Hyaenidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Afghanistan Species List, NMNH Mammals, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Egypt Species List, AnAge articles, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, Kissling et al, 2014, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Austria Species List, Benin Species List, Belgium Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Chad Species List, China Species List, Croatia Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Djibouti Species List, Eritrea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, France Species List, Germany Species List, Hungary Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Iraq Species List, Ireland Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Libya Species List, Malawi Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Namibia Species List, Niger Species List, Palestine Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Serbia Species List, Slovakia Species List, Slovenia Species List, Somalia Species List, South Sudan Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Syria Species List, Tajikistan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Uganda Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, North Atlantic Species List, South Atlantic Species List, Lovegrove 2014, and Furui 2020
Lycyaena Hensel 1863
Recognized by Environments EOL
Plioviverrops Kretzoi 1938
Recognized by Environments EOL

Alternative Names

? brevirostris Gervais, 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? inexpectata Cope, 1895
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? johnstoni Stirton & Christian, 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Adcrocuta Kretzoi 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Belbus Werdelin & Solounias 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dinocrocuta Schmidt-Kittler 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hyaenadae
Misspelling according to Paleobiology Database
Hyaeninae Gray 1821
Invalid according to {resource_name} (other, see comments)
Hyaenotherium Semenov 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ikelohyaena Werdelin & Solounias 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leecyaena Young & Liu 1948
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lycaena Hensel 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lycyaena Hensel 1862
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miohyaena Kretzoi 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miohyaenotherium
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palinhyaena Qiu, Huang & Guo 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plioviverrops Kretzoi 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protelidae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Protelinae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Protelinae I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1851
Invalid according to {resource_name} (junior synonym)
Tongxinictis Werdelin & Solounias 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tungurictis Colbert 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Werdelinus de Bonis, Peigné, Guy, Mackaye, Likius, Vignaud & Brunet 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

aardwolf and hyenas
Recognized by Animal Diversity Web
Unidentified Hyaenidae
hyaenas preferred
Aardwolf
Recognized by CITES
hyaena
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Dutch; Flemish

Aardwolf preferred
Recognized by CITES

Finnish

Hyeenat preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

French

Protèle preferred
Recognized by CITES

Japanese

ハイエナ科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Occitan (post 1500)

Ienids preferred
Recognized by chant30 and admin

Spanish; Castilian

Hienas preferred
Recognized by CITES
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Curated hierarchies for Hyaenidae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Carnivora
36 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.