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  10. Mammalia (class)
  11. Carnivora (order)
  12. Canidae (family)
  13. Canis (genus)
  14. jackals
Scope note
General term for members of four species of medium-sized canids found in Africa, Asia southeastern Europe, filling an ecological niche of predators of small to medium-sized animals, scavengers, and omnivores, similar to the coyote in North America.
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024