Canis lupus

Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758

Common Names

Common Wolf (English), Grey Wolf (English), Timber Wolf (English), Arabian Wolf (English), الذئب العربى (Arabic)

Languages: English


Status in Egypt

Native, resident?

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Localized? (South Sinai).


  • Canis familiaris Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  • Canis dingo Blumenbach, 1780 (synonym)


M., Basuony., F. Gilbert., & S. Zalat. (2010).  Mammals of Egypt: Atlas, Red Data Listing & Conservation, Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Cairo..