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Species profile—Capra hircus (goat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Bovidae (horned ruminants) → Capra hircus (goat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Bovidae (horned ruminants)
Scientific name
Capra hircus Linnaeus, 1758
Common name
goat
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
1072
Alternate name(s)
domestic goat
feral goat
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Restricted Matter
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Feral Animal

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=1072

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

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Licence
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