Wikipedia:WikiProject Mammals

WikiProject Mammals

28 February 2004

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Welcome to WikiProject Mammals, a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to mammals. If you would like to help, please see below, inquire on the talk page.

Our goals
  • To improve Wikipedia's coverage of mammals by creating, expanding, and maintaining articles.
  • To serve as the central point of mammals-related article discussion.
  • To provide guidelines and recommendations for articles about mammals.
Our scope
WikiProject Mammals focuses on all mammals, whether common or obscure, living or extinct.
What can you do?
  • Add your name to the list of Participants and get started!
  • Look at the navigation box on the right and see what needs doing in the "Tasks" List.
  • Join the Assessment Department and help review article standards and quality.
  • Add this userbox to your user page {{User WikiProject Mammals}}
  • Join other Projects like WikiProject Animals


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Editing activityEdit

55 edits Marlon Bundo
19 edits Aurochs
16 edits Red panda
15 edits Kelenkura
8 edits Smilodon
8 edits Onager
8 edits Kangaroo Island short-beaked echidna
8 edits Tasmanian short-beaked echidna
8 edits Paratrigodon
7 edits Ringtail

These are the articles that have been edited the most within the last three days. Last updated 18 January 2022 by HotArticlesBot.

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The Third edition of Wilson & Reeder's Mammal Species of the World (2005) is the basis for the taxonomic framework used by WikiProject Mammals. The MSW3 classification may be overridden by the conclusions of more recent studies which are widely accepted in secondary sources. MSW3 listings can be found online at the Bucknell University here. (Note: there are some differences between the print edition and the online database. For instance, the online database shows three subspecies of dhole[1] whereas the print edition lists seven.[2]) The Mammal Diversity database is a new resource that reflects widely accepted taxonomic changes since the publication of MSW3.

  1. ^ "Mammal Species of the World - Browse: alpinus".
  2. ^ Wozencraft, C. W. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reader, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. 1 (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 578. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0.