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Giraffa
Fossil range: 11.61–0 Ma
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Miocene to Recent[1]
Giraffa camelopardalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Giraffidae
Genus: Giraffa
Brisson, 1762
Type species
Cervus camelopardalis Linnaeus, 1758
Species

Giraffa camelopardalis
Giraffa gracilis
Giraffa jumae
Giraffa priscilla
Giraffa punjabiensis
Giraffa sivalensis

Giraffa is a genus of mammals in the Giraffidae family. The genus consists of seven species including the giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis, the only extant species. The species G. attica was formerly considered part of Giraffa but was reclassified as Bohlinia attica in 1929.[2]

Species

There are six species in the genus Giraffa.[3]

References

  1. ^ The Paleobiology Database Giraffa page
  2. ^ Mitchell, G. & Skinner, J.D. 2003; "On the origin, evolution and phylogeny of giraffes Giraffa camelopardalis" Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 58(1):51-73
  3. ^ BioLib - Giraffa Accessed: 2009-03-01
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Wiktionary

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Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also giraffa

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Translingual

Etymology

Arabic (zarafa)

Proper noun

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Giraffa

  1. a taxonomic genus, within family Giraffidae - the giraffes
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Derived terms

  • Giraffa camelopardalis - the only species

Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

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Giraffa camelopardalis

Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Superordo: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Artiodactyla
Subordo: Ruminantia
Familia: Giraffidae
Genus: Giraffa
Species: G. camelopardalis - †G. gracilis - †G. jumae - †G. stillei

Name

Giraffa (Brünnich, 1771)

Vernacular names

Afrikaans: Kameelperd
العربية: زرافة
Asturianu: Xirafa
Bahasa Indonesia: Jerapah
Bahasa Melayu: Zirafah
Беларуская: Жырафа
be: Indyabuluba
Български: Жираф
Català: Girafa
Česky: Žirafa
Српски / Srpski: Жирафа
Dansk: Giraf
Deutsch: Giraffe
Diné bizaad: Tsin yilátah ayání
Eesti: Kaelkirjak
Ελληνικά: Καμηλοπάρδαλη
English: Giraffe
Español: Jirafa
Esperanto: Ĝirafo
فارسی: زرافه
Français: Girafe
Gàidhlig: Sioraf
한국어: 기린
Hrvatski: Žirafa
Ido: Jirafo
Italiano: Giraffa
עברית: ג'ירף
ქართული: ჟირაფი
Kiswahili: Twiga
Latina: Giraffa
Lietuvių: Žirafa
Lingála: Dikálá
Lojban: djirafa
Magyar: Zsiráf
日本語: キリン属
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Sjiraff
‪Norsk (nynorsk)‬: Sjiraff
Nouormand: Girafe
Occitan: Girafa
Polski: Żyrafa
Português: Girafa
Română: Girafă
Русский: Жираф
Shqip: Gjirafa
Sicilianu: Giraffa
Slovenčina: Žirafa štíhla
Slovenščina: Žirafa
Suomi: Kirahvi
Svenska: Giraff
தமிழ்: ஒட்டகச் சிவிங்கி
ไทย: ยีราฟ
Тоҷикӣ: Зарофа
Türkçe: Zürafa
Українська: Жирафа
Uyghurche‎ / ئۇيغۇرچە: زىراپە
Vèneto: Xirafa
中文: 長頸鹿

References

  • Giraffa on Mammal Species of the World.
    Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed).

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