Canis latrans (Coyote)

2n = 78
  • T. C. Hsu
  • Kurt Benirschke


Skin biopsies of the two animals from the State of Washington, USA were kindly provided by Dr. H. V. Thuline. The karyotypes are indistinguishable from various races of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris).


Skin Biopsy Chromosome Complement Mammalian Chromosome Canis Familiaris Canis Latrans 
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  1. Benirschke, K. and Low, R.J.: Chromosome complement of the coyote, Canis latrans. Mammalian Chromosomes Newsletter No. 15:102, 1965.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. C. Hsu
    • 1
  • Kurt Benirschke
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Cytology, Department of BiologyThe University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyDartmouth Medical SchoolHanoverUSA

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