Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Artiodactyla > Family: Bovidae > Genus: Ovis > Species: Ovis ammon > See subspecies

Mouflon - Ovis ammon (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

World

Near Threatened

Europe

Not evaluated

EU

Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Dash i eger Albanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Delja e eger Albanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Kalnu auns Latvian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mägilammas Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Moeflon Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mouflon English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mouflon méditerranéen French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mufflon Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mufflon German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mufflon Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mufflon Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflão Portuguese Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflon Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflon Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflon Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Múflon Icelandic Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflon Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflon Romanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflon Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflón Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflón hôrný Slovak Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflonas Lithuanian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflone Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mufloni Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Muflons Latvian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Schof Luxemburgish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Uluklammas Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Yaban koyunu Turkish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Capra ammon Linnaeus, 1758

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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