Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Canis mesomelas
(black-backed jackal)

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Canis mesomelas (black-backed jackal)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Canis mesomelas
  • Preferred Common Name
  • black-backed jackal
  • 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 mesomelas

Preferred Common Name

  • black-backed jackal

International Common Names

  • English: jackal

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 mesomelas

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Africa

NamibiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
SomaliaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
ZimbabwePresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Canis lupus familiaris (dogs)Kenya; TanzaniaPest and disease transmissionISSG, 2011

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