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Species profile—Canis familiaris (dog)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Canidae (dogs and foxes) → Canis familiaris (dog)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Canidae (dogs and foxes)
Scientific name
Canis familiaris Linnaeus, 1758
Common name
dog
Type reference
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiae : Laurentii Salvii Tom. 1 824 pp.
WildNet taxon ID
1067
Synonym(s)
Canis lupus familiaris
Canis familiarus domesticus
Alternate name(s)
feral dog
domestic dog
wild dog
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Restricted Matter
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Feral Animal
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1067

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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