Urial — Ovis vignei

Ovis vignei Blyth, 1841. Artiodactyla, Bovidae, Caprinae
  • Leonid Baskin
  • Kjell Danell


Ovis vignei includes populations considered earlier as O. vignei arkal, O. vignei bocharensis, O. vignei varentsovi and O. vignei (Tsalkin 1951; Nadler et al. 1973). Three subspecies occur: O. v. vignei Blyth, 1840 (SW Pamirs Mountains); O. v. bocharensis Nasonov, 1914 (W Pamirs, Uzbekistan); O. v. cycloceros Hutton, 1842 (Badkhyz, Kopet-Dag Range, Bolshoy Balkhan Range, Ustyurt Plateau) (Grubb 1993).


Diurnal Activity Golden Eagle Pamir Mountain Superscript Number Watering Place 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonid Baskin
    • 1
  • Kjell Danell
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Ecology and EvolutionRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Department of Animal EcologySwedish University of Agricultural SciencesUmeåSweden

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