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Canis: Quiz


Question 1:
What genus does Canis belong to?

Question 2:   C. lupus also includes dogs, C. l. familiaris and ________, C. l. dingo
AustraliaCatGray WolfDingo

Question 3:
What is the genus authority of Canis?
Ridgway, 1874
Swainson 1836
Linnaeus, 1758

Question 4:
What family does Canis belong to?

Question 5:
What phylum does Canis belong to?

Question 6:
What period does the fossils of the Canis come from?
Late Miocene,
Early Miocene to Present
Miocene, to recent
Late Miocene u2013 Recent

Question 7: Canis species too small to attract the word "wolf" are called "________" in the Western Hemisphere and Jackals in the East.
Gray WolfCoyoteBobcatCougar

Question 8: Wolves, dogs and ________ are subspecies of Canis lupus.
Gray WolfCatDingoAustralia

Question 9: The ________ (C. lupus dingo), from Australia, and the domestic dog (C. lupus familiaris), from which the dingo originated, are also considered subspecies of Canis lupus, although they themselves are not commonly referred to or thought of "wolves".
Gray WolfCatGolden JackalDingo

Question 10: One of these, however, the ________, has gained fame for the thousands of specimens found and displayed at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California.
Canis edwardiiDire WolfArmbruster's WolfCanidae


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