Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Syncerus caffer

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Syncerus caffer

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 29 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Syncerus caffer
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Herd of wild African buffalo.
TitleWild buffalo
CaptionHerd of wild African buffalo.
CopyrightDFID Animal Health Programme
Herd of wild African buffalo.
Wild buffaloHerd of wild African buffalo.DFID Animal Health Programme

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Syncerus caffer

Other Scientific Names

  • Synceros caffer

International Common Names

  • English: African buffalo; buffalo, African

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Artiodactyla
  •                         Suborder: Ruminantia
  •                             Family: Bovidae
  •                                 Genus: Syncerus
  •                                     Species: Syncerus caffer