Bubalus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Superordo: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Artiodactyla
Subordo: Ruminantia
Familia: Bovidae
Subfamilia: Bovinae
Genus: Bubalus
Species: B. bubalis - †B. cebuensis - B. depressicornis - †B. mephistopheles - B. mindorensis - B. quarlesi

Name

Bubalus Hamilton Smith, 1827

References

* Bubalus on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Català: Búfal
Česky: Asijský buvol
中文: 水牛屬

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Bubalus is a genus of bovines, whose English name is buffalo. Species that belong to this genus are:

* Subgenus Bubalus
o Water Buffalo, Bubalus bubalis
+ Carabao, Bubalus bubalis carabanesis
+ Water buffalo Bubalus bubalis bubalis
o Wild Asian Water Buffalo, Bubalus arnee
o Cebu Dwarf buffalo Bubalus cebuensis †
o Short-horned Water Buffalo, Bubalus mephistopheles †
o Tamaraw, Bubalus mindorensis
o European Water Buffalo, Bubalus murrensis †
* Subgenus Anoa
o Lowland Anoa, Bubalus depressicornis
o Mountain Anoa, Bubalus quarlesi

Bubalus murrensis fossil

Some zoologists split the Water Buffalo into two or three species, the Domestic Asian Water Buffalo, the Philippines Carabao and the Wild Asian Water Buffalo, a rare endangered species which is the domestic buffalo's ancestor.

Dwarf Buffalo

The Tamaraw, Anoa and extinct Bubalus cebuensis are all island dwarf species of Bubalus.

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