The Russian wolf (Canis lupus communis) is a subspecies of the wolf (Canis lupus) with controversial taxonomic status. In the Handbook of the Mammals of the World it is listed as a valid subspecies, but in other, comparable compendia the name Canis lupus communis is listed as a younger synonym of Canis lupus lupus (Eurasian wolf), the nominatform of the wolf.
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This breed is also called Russian Wolf.
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