Muflon

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Mufloner i Buffalo Zoo
Mufloner i Buffalo Zoo
Bevaringsstatus
Videnskabelig klassifikation
Rige: Animalia
Række: Chordata
Klasse: Mammalia
Orden: Artiodactyla
Familie: Bovidae
Slægt: Ovis
Art: Ovis aries
Videnskabeligt artsnavn
Ovis aries
Linnaeus, 1758

Muflonen (Ovis aries orientalis[1]-gruppen) er en underartsgruppe af fåret Ovis aries. Ovis aries opdeles gerne i mufloner og urialer (vignei-gruppen).[2] Muflonen regnes som en af de to forfædre til alle moderne tamfår.[3][4]

Referencer[redigér | redigér wikikode]

  1. Wilson & Reeder (Mammal Species of the World) Mammal Species of the World - Browse: aries
  2. Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder: Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd Edition; Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2005. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4
  3. Hiendleder S, Kaupe B, Wassmuth R, Janke A. (May 7 2002). "Molecular analysis of wild and domestic sheep questions current nomenclature and provides evidence for domestication from two different subspecies.". Proceedings. Biological sciences, The Royal Society of London. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12028771&dopt=Abstract. Hentet August 2, 2006. 
  4. Hiendleder S, Mainz K, Plante Y, Lewalski H. (March 1998). "Analysis of Mitochondrial DNA Indicates that Domestic Sheep Are Derived from Two Different Ancestral Maternal Sources: No Evidence for Contributions from Urial and Argali Sheep". Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Justus-Liebig University. http://jhered.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/89/2/113. Hentet April 10, 2007. 

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