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Lontra canadensis

marine otter (Lontra canadensis)

Lontra canadensis

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Carnivora
Subordo: Caniformia
Familia: Mustelidae
Subfamilia: Lutrinae
Genus: Lontra
Species: Lontra canadensis
Subspecies: L. c. canadensis - L. c. kodiacensis - L. c. lataxina - L. c. mira - L. c. pacifica - L. c. periclyzomae - L. c. sonora

Name

Lontra canadensis, (Schreber, 1777)

Type locality: "Der Fischotter ...Europa überall gemein... Einwohner des nordlichen Theils von Asien, bis nach Kamatschatka hinaus, und ...Persian hinunter, und von Nordamerika." Miller (1912b:113) listed the type locality as "Eastern Canada".

References

* Schreber, J. C. D. 1776. Die Säugethiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen. Wolfgang Walther, Erlangen, 3(18): pl. 126.B [1776], see also text:3(26):457, 588(index)[1777]). (First occurance of name on pg. 588).
* Sergie Larivière and Lyle R. Walton, 1998. Lontra canadiensis, Mammalian Species, American Society of Mammologists, No. 587, pp. 1-8, 3 figs.
* Lontra canadensis on Mammal Species of the World.
Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed).
* IUCN link: Lontra canadiensis (Schreber, 1777) (Least Concern)
* Lontra canadiensis (Schreber, 1777) Report on ITIS


Vernacular names
Dansk: Nordamerikansk odder
English: North American River Otter
Hrvatski: Sjeverna riječna vidra
Magyar: Kanadai vidra
Nederlands: Rivierotter
日本語: カナダカワウソ
Polski: Wydra kanadyjska
Türkçe: Kanada su samuru

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