Invasive Species Compendium

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Ursus maritimus

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Ursus maritimus

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Ursus maritimus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Ursus maritimus Phipps, 1774

Other Scientific Names

  • Thalarctos maritimus
  • Ursus maritimus marinus Pallas, 1776
  • Ursus maritimus maritimus Phipps, 1774

International Common Names

  • French: ours blanc

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Carnivora
  •                         Suborder: Fissipeda
  •                             Family: Ursidae
  •                                 Genus: Ursus
  •                                     Species: Ursus maritimus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Europe

GermanyPresent
NorwayPresent
RussiaPresent
SpainPresent

North America

MexicoPresent
United StatesPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-AlaskaPresent

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Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2001. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

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