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Species profile—Camelus dromedarius (one-humped camel)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Camelidae (camels) → Camelus dromedarius (one-humped camel)

Photo of Camelus dromedarius (one-humped camel) - Storch, D.,Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing,2016

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Camelidae (camels)
Scientific name
Camelus dromedarius Linnaeus, 1758
Common name
one-humped camel
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
1073
Alternate name(s)
dromedary
camel
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Prohibited 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=1073

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

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