Sus scrofa Linnaeus, 1758 (ITIS)
Wild boar, wild hog, feral pig, feral hog, Old World swine, razorback, Eurasian wild boar, Russian wild boar
Eurasia (Rouhe and Sytsma 2007)
1500s (Rouhe and Sytsma 2007)
Imported as a food source and escaped from domestication or were intentionally released (Rouhe and Sytsma 2007)
Damages native plants and crops and competes with native species (Rouhe and Sytsma 2007)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
Council or Task Force
State and Local Government
Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Sus scrofa. [Accessed Sep 10, 2014].
Rouhe, A., and M. Sytsma. 2007. Feral Swine Action Plan for Oregon (PDF | 1.43 MB). Prepared for the Oregon Invasive Species Council by the Portland State University Center for Lakes and Reservoirs.