Invasive Species Compendium

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Canis familiaris
(dogs)

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Canis familiaris (dogs)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 10 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Canis familiaris
  • Preferred Common Name
  • dogs
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Canis familiaris

Preferred Common Name

  • dogs

International Common Names

  • English: bitch; dog; puppies; puppy
  • Spanish: chien
  • French: chien

Local Common Names

  • Australia: dingos
  • Germany: Hund
  • Italy: cane
  • Portugal: cão

Taxonomic Tree

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

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)
Burkina FasoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Côte d'IvoirePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
EgyptPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
EthiopiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GabonPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
KenyaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
LibyaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MoroccoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NamibiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NigeriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SenegalPresentCABI 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)
TunisiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ZambiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ZimbabwePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Asia

BangladeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CambodiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ChinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GansuPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GuangdongPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GuangxiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GuizhouPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-HeilongjiangPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-QinghaiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-XinjiangPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IndiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Andhra PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AssamPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GujaratPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-KarnatakaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-KeralaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MaharashtraPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-PunjabPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-SikkimPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IndonesiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IranPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IraqPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IsraelPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
JapanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
JordanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
LebanonPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MalaysiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PakistanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PhilippinesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
South KoreaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Sri LankaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TaiwanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ThailandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TurkeyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TurkmenistanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
UzbekistanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
VietnamPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Europe

AlbaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
AustriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BelgiumPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BulgariaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CroatiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CyprusPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CzechiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
DenmarkPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
FinlandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
FrancePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GermanyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GreecePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
HungaryPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IcelandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IrelandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ItalyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-SicilyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NetherlandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NorwayPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PolandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PortugalPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MadeiraPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
RomaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Serbia and MontenegroPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SlovakiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SloveniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SpainPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Balearic IslandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Canary IslandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SwedenPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
United KingdomPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Northern IrelandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

North America

BahamasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BarbadosPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CanadaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-British ColumbiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Newfoundland and LabradorPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-OntarioPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Prince Edward IslandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-SaskatchewanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Costa RicaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CubaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CuraçaoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MartiniquePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MexicoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Puerto RicoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Trinidad and TobagoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
United StatesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-AlabamaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ArizonaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-CaliforniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-FloridaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-GeorgiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-IndianaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-LouisianaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MassachusettsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-MinnesotaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-NebraskaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-North CarolinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-North DakotaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-OhioPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-OklahomaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-TexasPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-UtahPresentCABI 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)
-VictoriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Western AustraliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
New ZealandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BoliviaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BrazilPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-BahiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-CearaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Espirito SantoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Mato GrossoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Mato Grosso do SulPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Minas GeraisPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ParaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-ParanaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Rio de JaneiroPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Rio Grande do SulPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-Sao PauloPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ChilePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ColombiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Falkland IslandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
French GuianaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PeruPresentCABI 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 similisAll Stages
Iguana iguanaAdult Female/Adult MaleRodda, 2003
Mephitis mephitisOther/All Stages

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