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Japanese wolf (Canis lupus hodophilax)
Subject: Japanese wolf (Canis lupus hodophilax)
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Japanese wolf (Canis lupus hodophilax)

English: Honshu wolf. This may actually represent a yamainu (mountain dog), as the mounted specimen upon which it was based was labeled as such by Siebold, who had encountered both mountain dogs and wolves.
Date 1833
Source Fauna Japonica, Lugduni Batavorum (= Leiden) 1842, chap. "Chien hodophile (Canis hodophylax)", p. 38-39.
Author Coenraad Jacob Temminck

The Japanese wolf (Canis lupus hodophilax) is an extinct subspecies of the gray wolf that was once endemic to the islands of Honshū, Shikoku, and Kyūshū in the Japanese archipelago. It is also known as the Honshu wolf.

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