Genus Canis and extinct species

The Determination of subspecies is much in debate among modern biologists. A subspecies is a group of individuals within a species which share a unique geographic area or habitat, unique physical characteristics, or a unique history.

Gray Wolf Classification:

note: due to changing classifications of sub-species some of the below may change Wolf Species of North America. Click here for more information about the wolf species of North America

Wolf Species of Europe and Asia In Eurasia, over a dozen subspecies of wolf have been recognized, most of which survive today, Click here for more information.