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Common name
African civet (English)
Synonym
Similar species
Summary

Principal source:

Compiler: IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group

Review:

Publication date: 2012-01-20

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2021) Species profile: Civettictis civetta. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/species.php?sc=1860 on 01-12-2021.

Countries (or multi-country features) with distribution records for Civettictis civetta
ALIEN RANGE
NATIVE RANGE
  • angola
  • benin
  • botswana
  • burkina faso
  • cameroon
  • central african republic
  • congo
  • cote d'ivoire
  • djibouti
  • equatorial guinea
  • ethiopia
  • gabon
  • gambia
  • ghana
  • guinea
  • guinea-bissau
  • kenya
  • liberia
  • malawi
  • mauritania
  • mozambique
  • namibia
  • niger
  • nigeria
  • rwanda
  • senegal
  • sierra leone
  • somalia
  • south africa
  • sudan
  • swaziland
  • tanzania, united republic of
  • togo
  • uganda
  • zambia
  • zimbabwe
Informations on Civettictis civetta has been recorded for the following locations. Click on the name for additional informations.
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Impact information
Red List assessed species 4: CR = 3; VU = 1;
Locations
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
Mechanism
[1] Predation
Outcomes
[1] Environmental Species - Population
  • [1] Population size decline
Management information
Bibliography
6 references found for Civettictis civetta

Management information
Hutton, J., 1994. Introduced mammals in Sao Tome and Principe: possible threats to biodiversity. Biodiversity and Conservation 3, 927-938 (1994)
General information
BirdLife International 2009. Neospiza concolor. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2.
Summary: Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/106008805/0 [Accessed 1 February 2012]
BirdLife International 2010. Lanius newtoni. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2
Summary: Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/106005546/0 [Accessed 1 February 2012]
BirdLife International 2011. Bostrychia bocagei. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2.
Summary: Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/106003789/0 [Accessed 1 February 2012]
Integrated Taxonomic Information Facility (ITIS), 2012. Civettictis civetta (Schreber, 1776)
Summary: Available from: http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=621988 [Accessed 1 February 2012]
Ray, J., Gaubert, P. & Hoffmann, M. 2008. Civettictis civetta. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2.
Summary: Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/41695/0 [Accessed 1 February 2012]
Contact
The following 0 contacts offer information an advice on Civettictis civetta
Civettictis civetta
African civet
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Recommended citation
(2021). Civettictis civetta. IUCN Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT).