Erethizon dorsata Linnaeus 1758

Vernacular Name

Taxonomic Status

Accepted

Name Published In

Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classis, ordines, genera, species
cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tenth ed. Vol. 1. Laurentii Salvii, Stockholm,
824 pp.

Previous Identifications

Erethizon cloacinum Cope, 1871
Erethizon epixanthus Brandt, 1835
Hystrix dorsata Linnaeus, 1758

Kingdom

Phylum

Class

Order

Genus

Specific Epithet

dorsatus

Taxon Rank

species

Accepted Name Usage

Erethizon dorsata

Scientific Name Authorship

Erethizon dorsata Linnaeus 1758

Scientific Name Alternate spelling

Erethizon dorsatum

Name According to

Name Published In Year

1758

Higher Classification

Animalia | Chordata| Mammalia | Rodentia | Erethizonidade | Erethizon

Nomenclatural Code

ICZN

Citation

"Erethizon dorsata Linnaeus 1758.", Ward Project, accessed November 21st, 2019, https://wardproject.org/items/show/15047