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Urocyon littoralis

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Urocyon littoralis

Summary

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  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Urocyon littoralis
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia

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Urocyon littoralis (island fox); adult. A threatened species. Channel Islands, California, USA.
TitleAdult
CaptionUrocyon littoralis (island fox); adult. A threatened species. Channel Islands, California, USA.
CopyrightPublic Domain/released by the National Park Service, US Department of the Interior
Urocyon littoralis (island fox); adult. A threatened species. Channel Islands, California, USA.
AdultUrocyon littoralis (island fox); adult. A threatened species. Channel Islands, California, USA.Public Domain/released by the National Park Service, US Department of the Interior

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Urocyon littoralis

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Carnivora
  •                         Suborder: Fissipeda
  •                             Family: Canidae
  •                                 Genus: Urocyon
  •                                     Species: Urocyon littoralis

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Aquila chrysaetos (golden eagle)CaliforniaPredationSonsthagen et al., 2012; National Park Service, 2016

References

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National Park Service (USA), 2016. Channel Islands. Washington, DC, USA: National Park Service. http://www.nps.gov/chis

Sonsthagen SA; Coonan TJ; Latta BC; Sage GK; Talbot SL, 2012. Genetic diversity of a newly established population of golden eagles on the Channel Islands, California. Biological Conservation, 146:116 - 122.

Timm SF; Munson L; Summers BA; Terio KA; Dubovi EJ; Rupprecht CE; Kapil S; Garcelon DK, 2009. A suspected canine distemper epidemic as the cause of a catastrophic decline in Santa Catalina Island foxes (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 45(2):333-343. http://www.wildlifedisease.org