Taxonomic status and conservation strategy of the endangered red wolf: a response to Kyle et al. (2006)

@article{Murray2007TaxonomicSA,
  title={Taxonomic status and conservation strategy of the endangered red wolf: a response to Kyle et al. (2006)},
  author={Dennis L Murray and Lisette P Waits},
  journal={Conservation Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={1483-1485}
}
Kyle et al. (2006) evaluated hypotheses related to the origin and taxonomic status of eastern wolves (Canis lycaon) and suggested that C. lycaon is conspecific with C. rufus. They maintain that the C. lycaon/C. rufus taxon likely was endemic to North America even prior to colonization by C. lupus. We consider that the putative origin of C. lycaon proposed by Kyle et al. (2006) is plausible, as is their suggestion that C. lycaon and C. rufus are closely related and possibly conspecific. However… CONTINUE READING
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