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Northwest Territories

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  • 09 February 2017
  • Northwest Territories
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  • Area (km2): 342,632
  • Climates: Temperate
  • Capital: Yellowknife

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List of Species

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The table lists the species recorded in the Compendium for this region (from the full species datasheets). It includes species that are invasive in this region, those for which there is no data on invasive status, and also species that are not invasive in the region but are reported as invasive elsewhere. This summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the distribution record. For further information, please follow the link to the datasheet.

DomainKingdomPhylumSpeciesDistributionOriginInvasiveReferences
BacteriaProteobacteriaErwinia amylovora (fireblight) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaFungiAscomycotaBlumeria graminis (powdery mildew of grasses and cereals) Present CABI/EPPO, 2004.
EukaryotaFungiAscomycotaMycosphaerella populorum (septoria leaf spot) Present Conners, 1967; Ginns, 1986.
EukaryotaFungiBasidiomycotaChrysomyxa rhododendri (European Rhododendron rust) Present Native NoCrane, 2001; CABI/EPPO, 2012.
EukaryotaFungiChytridiomycotaBatrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) Present Schock et al., 2010.
EukaryotaMetazoaAnnelidaMarenzelleria neglecta (red gilled mud worm) Widespread Native Sikorski and Bick, 2004.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAgrotis ipsilon (black cutworm) Present Anon, 1979.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaDendroctonus rufipennis (spruce beetle) Widespread Native YesWood, 1982; CABI/EPPO, 2004; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaDendroctonus valens (red turpentine beetle) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaVespula vulgaris (wasp, common) Present Native ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBos bison (American bison) Localised Native NoGates et al., 2010.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBranta canadensis (Canada goose) Widespread Native Mowbray et al., 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBranta hutchinsii Localised Native Abraham, 2005.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCanis latrans (Coyote) Present Cluff, 2006; Tesky, 1995.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataColumba livia (pigeons) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataEsox lucius (pike) Widespread Native Scott and Crossman, 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMolothrus ater (brown-headed cowbird) Present ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataNeovison vison (American mink) Present Native Larivière, 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataOncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) Present Introduced Behnke, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPasser domesticus (house sparrow) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPerca flavescens (yellow perch) Widespread NoBrown et al., 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPimephales promelas (fathead minnow) Present Native Danylchuk et al., 2012.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataSander vitreus (walleye) Widespread Native Scott and Crossman, 1973.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataVulpes vulpes (red fox) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaDeroceras laeve (meadow slug) Present Native NoWhite-McLean and Redford, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaBursaphelenchus xylophilus (pine wilt nematode) Present Bowers et al., 1992; EPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcer platanoides (Norway maple) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcer pseudoplatanus (sycamore) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAchillea millefolium (yarrow) Present Missouri Botanical Garden, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgropyron cristatum (crested wheatgrass) Present Introduced GBIF, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlopecurus pratensis (meadow foxtail) Present Introduced USDA-NRCS, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmbrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed) Present Native Bassett and Crompton, 1975; USDA-NRCS, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArceuthobium americanum (lodgepole pine dwarf mistletoe) Absent, reported but not confirmed EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArtemisia biennis (biennial wormwood) Present Introduced NoKegode and Darbyshire, 2013; USDA-ARS, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBromus hordeaceus (soft brome) Present Introduced Brouillet et al., 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCeratophyllum demersum (coontail) Widespread Westerdahl and Getsinger, 1988.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCirsium arvense (creeping thistle) Present Introduced Darbyshire, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaConyza canadensis (Canadian fleabane) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCornus sericea (redosier dogwood) Present Native Brouillet et al., 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDatura stramonium (jimsonweed) Present Weaver and Warwick, 1984.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEpilobium ciliatum (northern willowherb) Present Native USDA-NRCS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFragaria vesca (wild strawberry) Present Native USDA-NRCS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGypsophila paniculata (baby’s breath) Present Introduced YesGBIF, 2014; USDA-ARS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaJuncus tenuis (slender rush) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLolium perenne (perennial ryegrass) Present Introduced USDA-NRCS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife) Absent, intercepted only Introduced Mal et al., 1992.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMedicago lupulina (black medick) Present Introduced USDA-NRCS, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelilotus albus (honey clover) Present Introduced YesUSDA-NRCS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelilotus officinalis (yellow sweet clover) Present Introduced USDA-NRCS, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMerremia peltata Present Van and Hoogland, 1953.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPastinaca sativa (parsnip) Localised Introduced YesCain et al., 2010.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass) Present Native USDA-ARS(2003).
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhleum pratense (timothy grass) Present Introduced Kew, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhragmites australis (common reed) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPinus contorta (lodgepole pine) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPoa compressa (Canada bluegrass) Present Introduced YesNative Plant Database, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPoa pratensis (smooth meadow-grass) Present ISSG, 2015; Canadensys, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPolygonum arenastrum (common knotweed) Present Introduced Darbyshire, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPortulaca oleracea (purslane) Present Introduced Miyanishi and Cavers, 1980.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenecio vulgaris Widespread Introduced YesRobinson et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSetaria verticillata (bristly foxtail) Present Introduced USDA-NRCS, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSolidago gigantea (giant goldenrod) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSonchus oleraceus (common sowthistle) Present Introduced USDA-NRCS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTaraxacum officinale complex (dandelion) Widespread Introduced Stewart-Wade et al., 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTypha latifolia (broadleaf cattail) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2010.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrtica dioica (stinging nettle) Present Native USDA-NRCS, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaVulpia bromoides (squirreltail fescue) Present Introduced USDA-NRCS, 2012.

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List of Animal Diseases

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The table lists the animal diseases recorded in the Compendium for this region (from the full disease datasheets). For further information, please follow the link to the datasheet.

DiseaseDistributionOriginInvasiveReferences
Chytridiomycosis Present Schock et al., 2010.
infectious pancreatic necrosis Present Reno, 1999.

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