Canis lupus youngi Goldman, 1937

Southern Rocky Mountain wolf



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1936 (Goodwin & Goodwin, 1973); c.1940 (Day, 1981)



Colorado, Nevada and Utah


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

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


Other references:

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

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.

Mech, L. David. (1974). Canis lupus. Mammalian Species 37: 1-6, 5 figs.


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