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Bos grunniens
(yaks)

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Bos grunniens (yaks)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Bos grunniens
  • Preferred Common Name
  • yaks
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Bos grunniens

Preferred Common Name

  • yaks

International Common Names

  • English: domestic yak; yak; yak (domestic); yak, domestic; yaks (breeds and production)
  • Spanish: yacs
  • French: yaks
  • Chinese: mao niu; yake

Local Common Names

  • China/Tibet: dri; nak
  • Portugal: iaques

DADIS local name

  • Lanor
  • Nak

DADIS main name

  • Chour-gau
  • Jiu Long Yak
  • Maiwa Yak
  • Qinghai Plateau Yak
  • Sarlag
  • Tianzhu White Yak
  • Tibetan High Mountain Yak
  • Yak

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Artiodactyla
  •                         Suborder: Ruminantia
  •                             Family: Bovidae
  •                                 Genus: Bos
  •                                     Species: Bos grunniens