plains zebra (Equus quagga)
English: A Plains Zebra (also known as the Common Zebra) at Hell's Gate National Park, Kenya.
Date 6 February 2007, 13:23
Author Joachim Huber http://www.flickr.com/people/8942661@N02
The plains zebra (Equus quagga, formerly Equus burchellii), also known as the common zebra or Burchell's zebra, or locally as the "quagga", is the most common and geographically widespread species of zebra. It ranges from the south of Ethiopia through East Africa to as far south as Botswana and eastern South Africa.
Species: Equus quagga Boddaert, 1785
Equus burchelli (Gray, 1824) [orth. error]
Equus burchellii Schinz, 1845
Quagga, Equus quagga quagga – Boddaert, 1785 (extinct)
Burchell's zebra, Equus quagga burchellii – Gray, 1824
Grant's zebra, Equus quagga boehmi – Matschie, 1892
Maneless zebra Equus quagga borensis – Lönnberg, 1921
Chapman's zebra, Equus quagga chapmani – Layard, 1865
Crawshay's zebra, Equus quagga crawshayi – De Winton, 1896