Invasive Species Compendium

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Homo sapiens

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Homo sapiens

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Homo sapiens
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Homo sapiens

International Common Names

  • English: human; man; woman
  • French: homme; un homme

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Primates
  •                         Family: Hominidae
  •                             Genus: Homo
  •                                 Species: Homo sapiens

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

Africa

AlgeriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
AngolaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BeninPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Burkina FasoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BurundiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Cabo VerdePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CameroonPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Central African RepublicPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ComorosPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Congo, Democratic Republic of thePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Congo, Republic of thePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Côte d'IvoirePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
DjiboutiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
EgyptPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Equatorial GuineaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
EritreaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
EthiopiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GabonPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GambiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GhanaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GuineaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Guinea-BissauPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
KenyaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
LiberiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
LibyaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MadagascarPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MalawiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MaliPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MauritaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MauritiusPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MayottePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MoroccoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MozambiquePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NamibiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NigerPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NigeriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
RéunionPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
RwandaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
São Tomé and PríncipePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SenegalPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SeychellesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Sierra LeonePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SomaliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
South AfricaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SudanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TanzaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Zanzibar IslandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TogoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TunisiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
UgandaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ZambiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ZimbabwePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Asia

AfghanistanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
AzerbaijanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BangladeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CambodiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ChinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AnhuiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-FujianPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GansuPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GuangdongPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GuangxiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GuizhouPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-HainanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-HebeiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-HeilongjiangPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-HenanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-HubeiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-HunanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Inner MongoliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-JiangsuPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-JiangxiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-JilinPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-LiaoningPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-NingxiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-QinghaiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ShaanxiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ShandongPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ShanghaiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ShanxiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-SichuanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-TibetPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-XinjiangPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-YunnanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ZhejiangPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Hong KongPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IndiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Andhra PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Arunachal PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AssamPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-BiharPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-DelhiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GujaratPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-HaryanaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Himachal PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Jammu and KashmirPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-KarnatakaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-KeralaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Madhya PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MaharashtraPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ManipurPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MeghalayaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MizoramPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-OdishaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-PunjabPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-RajasthanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Tamil NaduPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Uttar PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-West BengalPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IndonesiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-JavaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-SulawesiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IranPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IraqPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IsraelPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
JapanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
JordanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
KazakhstanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
KuwaitPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
LaosPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
LebanonPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MalaysiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MongoliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MyanmarPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NepalPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
OmanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PakistanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PhilippinesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
QatarPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Saudi ArabiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SingaporePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
South KoreaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Sri LankaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SyriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TaiwanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TajikistanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ThailandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TurkeyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TurkmenistanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
United Arab EmiratesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
UzbekistanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
VietnamPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
YemenPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Europe

AlbaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
AustriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BelarusPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BelgiumPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BulgariaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CroatiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CzechiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
DenmarkPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
FinlandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
FrancePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-CorsicaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GermanyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GreecePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
HungaryPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IrelandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ItalyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-SardiniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
LithuaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MaltaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MonacoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NetherlandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NorwayPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PolandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PortugalPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AzoresPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
RomaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
RussiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Russian Far EastPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Serbia and MontenegroPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SlovakiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SloveniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SpainPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Canary IslandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SwedenPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
UkrainePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
United KingdomPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

North America

BarbadosPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CanadaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AlbertaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-British ColumbiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ManitobaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Nova ScotiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-OntarioPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-QuebecPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Costa RicaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CubaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Dominican RepublicPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
El SalvadorPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GreenlandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GuadeloupePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GuatemalaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
HaitiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
HondurasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
JamaicaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MartiniquePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MexicoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NicaraguaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PanamaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Puerto RicoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Saint LuciaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Trinidad and TobagoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
United StatesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AlabamaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AlaskaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ArizonaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ArkansasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-CaliforniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ColoradoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ConnecticutPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-FloridaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GeorgiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-HawaiiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-IdahoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-IllinoisPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-IndianaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-IowaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-KansasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-KentuckyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-LouisianaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MarylandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MassachusettsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MichiganPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MinnesotaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MissouriPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-New JerseyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-New MexicoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-New YorkPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-North CarolinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-North DakotaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-OhioPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-OklahomaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-PennsylvaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Rhode IslandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-South CarolinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-TennesseePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-TexasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-UtahPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-VirginiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-WashingtonPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-WisconsinPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Oceania

AustraliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-New South WalesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Northern TerritoryPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-QueenslandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-South AustraliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-TasmaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-VictoriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Western AustraliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Cook IslandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
FijiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
French PolynesiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
New CaledoniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
New ZealandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NiuePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Papua New GuineaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Solomon IslandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
VanuatuPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BoliviaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BrazilPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AcrePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AlagoasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AmapaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AmazonasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-BahiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-CearaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Espirito SantoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GoiasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Mato GrossoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Mato Grosso do SulPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Minas GeraisPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ParaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ParaibaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ParanaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-PernambucoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-PiauiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Rio de JaneiroPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Rio Grande do SulPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-RondoniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-RoraimaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Santa CatarinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Sao PauloPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-SergipePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ChilePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ColombiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
EcuadorPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
French GuianaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GuyanaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ParaguayPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PeruPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SurinamePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
UruguayPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
VenezuelaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Distribution References

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

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Ctenosaura similisAdults/Eggs
Iguana iguanaAdult Female/Adult Male/EggsRodda, 2003
Oncorhynchus tshawytschaAdult/Broodstock/LarvalBayer , 1989
Rana catesbeianaAdult Female/Adult Male

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