Unknown wild Dog of Central Europe.
Scientific names: Canis lupus minor, given by
M. Mojsisovics in 1887; Canis aureus hungaricus,
renamed by Gyula Éhik in 1938.
Variant name: Rohrwolf (German).
Physical description: Like a small wolf.
Distribution: Hungary; eastern Austria.
Present status: Apparently became extinct in
the early twentieth century. Some museum
(1) A diminutive subspecies of Gray wolf
(Canis lupus), first suggested by M.
Mojsisovics and now the generally accepted
(2) A large Golden jackal (Canis aureus),
proposed by János Szunyoghy.