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Pteronura brasiliensis

Pteronura brasiliensis (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

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: Pteronura
Species: Pteronura brasiliensis
Subspecies: P. b. brasiliensis - P. b. paraguensis

Name

Pteronura brasiliensis (Gmelin, 1788)

Type locality: "in fluviis americae meridionalis"; Cabrera (1957:274) restricted to "rió São Francisco, en la orilla correspondiente al estado de Alagoas", Brazil.

References

* In Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., 13th ed., 1: 93.
* Pteronura brasiliensis on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder
* IUCN link: Pteronura brasiliensis (Gmelin, 1788) (Endangered)
* Pteronura brasiliensis (Gmelin, 1788) Report on ITIS
* [1] Listed animal in CITES Appendix I


Vernacular names
Català: Llúdria gegant
Dansk: Afrikansk kæmpeodder
Deutsch: Riesenotter
English: Giant Otter
Español: Nutria Gigante
Français: Loutre géante
Hrvatski: Divovska vidra
Nederlands: Reuzenotter
日本語: オオカワウソ
Polski: Wydra olbrzymia, arirania
Português: Ariranha
Suomi: Jättiläissaukko
Svenska: Jätteutter
Türkçe: Dev samur
中文: 巨獺

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