Data about <i>Canis latrans</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Canis latrans</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail Belize Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Belize Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Canada Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Canada Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Costa Rica Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Costa Rica Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail El Salvador Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail El Salvador Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Guatemala Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Guatemala Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Honduras Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Honduras Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Mexico Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Mexico Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Nicaragua Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Nicaragua Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Panama Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Panama Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail United States (USA) Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail United States (USA) US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  
Additional detail USA Global Invasive Species Listings  
Geographic range (area)
Additional detail 17,099,094.3 km^2 PanTHERIA  
  • Longitude
    Longitude is a geographic position that refers to the angle east or west of a reference meridian between the two geographical poles to another meridian that passes through an arbitrary point.
    http://semanticscience.org/resource/SIO_000318
Longitude median
Additional detail -118 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
min Additional detail -168 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail -67.1 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
Introduced range includes
Additional detail Costa Rica Global Invasive Species Listings  
Latitude median
Additional detail 39.7 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail 71.39 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  
min Additional detail 8.02 decimal degrees PanTHERIA  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Canis latrans</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 87.24 cm adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass
Additional detail 10.15 kg AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 11.99 kg adult PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 200.01 g newborn animal PanTHERIA  
Teat number average
Additional detail 8 PanTHERIA  
Weight
Additional detail 13.25 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 1.52 kg weanling AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 250 g neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Canis latrans</i>
Habitat
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail chaparral
  • Chaparral
    A shrubland area found primarily in regions with a Mediterranean climate (mid, wet winters and hot dry summers) often shaped by wildfires.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000301
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail city Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail crevasse Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail desert
  • Desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000097
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail dune Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail farm
  • Farm
    A tract of crop or grazing land, as well as the group of buildings with and often surrounding a farmhouse, including barns, sheds, and other outbuildings, used for agricultural production.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000078
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail forest
  • Forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail grassland biome
  • Grassland biome
    A grassland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, an unbroken layer of grasses (Gramineae), sedges (Cyperaceae) or rushes (Juncaceae).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000177
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mount
  • Mount
    A mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach to the water's surface (sea level), and thus is not an island. Typically formed from volcanoes that rise abruptly and are usually found rising from a seafloor of 1,000 - 4,000 meters depth. Independent features that rise to at least 1,000 meters above the seafloor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000264
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plain
  • Plain
    A region of general uniform slope, comparatively level, and of considerable extent.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000086
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pothole Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail prairie
  • Prairie
    An area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. Dominated by tall grasses (contrast steppe).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000260
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail savanna
  • Savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail swamp
  • Swamp
    A wetland that features permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hummocks, or dry-land protrusions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000233
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Precipitation in geographic range mean
Additional detail 53.03 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
Trophic level
Additional detail Carnivore
  • Carnivore
    An animal that mainly eats meat.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Primary__Carnivore
PanTHERIA  
Feeds on
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Additional detail Common Nighthawk Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Common Raven Global Biotic Interactions  
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Additional detail Deer Mice Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Deer Mouse Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Desert Kangaroo Rat Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Desert Pocket Mouse Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Desert Woodrat Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Dog Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Eastern Cottontail Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Elk Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Gadwall Global Biotic Interactions  
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Additional detail Grey Wolf Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Ground Squirrels Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Ground Squirrels Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Ground Squirrels Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Gulf Coast Kangaroo Rat Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Harris' Hawk Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Kangaroo Rats Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Kelch-grass Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Lemmings and Voles Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Long-tailed Weasel Global Biotic Interactions  
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Additional detail Mazama Pocket Gopher Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Mearns's Grasshopper Mouse Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Merriam's Chipmunk Global Biotic Interactions  
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Additional detail Montezuma Quail Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Mule Deer and White-tailed Deer Global Biotic Interactions  
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Additional detail Northern Flying Squirrel Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Northern Pintail Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Northern Raccoon Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Northern River Otter Global Biotic Interactions  
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Additional detail Nuttall's Cottontail Global Biotic Interactions  
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Additional detail Red Fox Global Biotic Interactions  
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Habitat breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  
Temperature in geographic range mean
Additional detail 5.82 degrees Celsius PanTHERIA  
  • Actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range
    Monthly AET (Actual Evapotranspiration Rate) within the geographic range of a taxon. Evapotranspiration (ET) is the sum of evaporation and plant transpiration from the Earth's land surface to atmosphere.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/AETinRange
Actual evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
Additional detail 503.02 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
  • Potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range
    Monthly PET (Potential Evapotranspiration Rate) within the geographic range of a taxon. Evapotranspiration (ET) is the sum of evaporation and plant transpiration from the Earth's land surface to atmosphere. Potential evapotranspiration (PET) is a representation of the environmental demand for evapotranspiration and represents the evapotranspiration rate of a short green crop, completely shading the ground, of uniform height and with adequate water status in the soil profile. It is a reflection of the energy available to evaporate water, and of the wind available to transport the water vapour from the ground up into the lower atmosphere.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PETinRange
Potential evapotranspiration rate in geographic range mean
Additional detail 728.37 millimeters per month PanTHERIA  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Canis latrans</i>
Home range average
Additional detail 18.88 km^2 PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 19.91 km^2 PanTHERIA  
Clutch/brood/litter size average
Additional detail 5.72 individuals PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 6 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Behavioral circadian rhythm
Additional detail nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
  • Nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
    An organism that is nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/activityCycleOther
PanTHERIA  
Age at first birth average
Additional detail 1.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Dispersal age average
Additional detail 255 days PanTHERIA  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 61.74 days PanTHERIA  
Inter-birth interval
Additional detail 1.0 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 1.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Litters per year
Additional detail 1 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
median Additional detail 1.1 PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 21.8 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
max Additional detail 21.83 years PanTHERIA  
Age at eye opening average
Additional detail 11.94 days PanTHERIA  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 274 days female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 274 days male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 1.02 years PanTHERIA  
Terrestriality
Additional detail fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
  • Fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
    An organism that spends most of its time on the ground or underground.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/groundDwelling
PanTHERIA  
Weaning age average
Additional detail 43.71 days PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 60 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Growth rate
Additional detail 0.0183 per day AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 63 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Physiology and Cell Biology

Data about <i>Canis latrans</i>
Metabolic rate average
Additional detail 3,699 mL/hr O2 PanTHERIA  
  • Basal metabolic rate
    Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the amount of energy expended daily by humans and other animals at rest. Rest is defined as existing in a neutrally temperate environment while in the post-absorptive state.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/SNOMEDCT/165109007
Basal metabolic rate
Additional detail 19.42 Watts AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Body temperature
    The degree of heat in the body of a living organism, temperature is measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in a sample of matter, expressed in terms of units or degrees designated on a standard scale.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/CSP/2871-4249
Body temperature
Additional detail 37.0 degrees Celsius AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Canis latrans</i>
Iucn red list category
Additional detail least concern
  • Least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  
Population trend
Additional detail Increasing IUCN  
Animal population density average
Additional detail 0.25 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density mean
Additional detail 27.27 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Human population density change mean
Additional detail 0.06 PanTHERIA  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Canis latrans</i>
Invasive in
Additional detail Costa Rica Global Invasive Species Listings  
Not invasive in
Additional detail Belize Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Canada Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail El Salvador Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Guatemala Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Honduras Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Mexico Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Nicaragua Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Panama Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail United States (USA) US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  
Additional detail USA Global Invasive Species Listings  

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