Cystophora borealis Nilsson, 1820

Species synonym in Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCarnivoraPhocidaeCystophoraCystophora cristata

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Full Name

Cystophora borealis Nilsson, 1820

Taxonomic status

synonym of Cystophora cristata (Erxleben, 1777)

According to

WoRMS (Mar 2013)



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Source information

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Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on 02-May-2016. The source was last visited by GBIF on 28-Jul-2016.

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