Category: Afghan Urial (Ovis cycloceros)

Afghan Urial (Ovis cycloceros)

If you follow the Phylogenetic species concept (PSC) – as we do in this chapter – the Afghan Urial is treated as a full species and incorporates the…

Transcaspian Urial (Ovis vignei arkal)

The Transcaspian Urial occurs east of the Caspian Sea. In Iran it is the largest wild sheep, and only slightly smaller than the Ladakh Urial.

Afghan Urial (Ovis vignei cycloceros)

If you follow the Biological Species Concept (BSC) – as we do in this chapter – the Afghan Urial is a subspecies of the Urial (Ovis vignei). It can…