Canis lupus floridanus Miller, 1912:95

Florida black wolf, Florida wolf



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Canis floridanus Miller, 1912:95; Canis niger niger


Conservation Status


Last record: 1917 (Goodwin & Goodwin, 1973); c.1917 (Day, 1981)



South-eastern USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Miller, G. S. (1912). The names of two North American wolves. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 25: 95.


Other references:

Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals: A Natural History of Vanished Species. New York, N.Y.: The Viking Press.

Goldman, E. A. (1937). The Wolves of North America. Journal of Mammalogy 18(1): 37-45.

Goodwin, Harry A. and Goodwin, J. M. (1973). List of mammals which have become extinct or are possibly extinct since 1600. Int. Union Conserv. Nat. Occas. Pap. 8: 1-20.

Paradiso, John L. and Nowak, Ronald M. (1972). Canis rufus. Mammalian Species 22: 1-4, 2 figs.



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