Lontra canadensis (Schreber, 1777)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCarnivoraMustelidaeLontra

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    Occurrences
  • 8

    Infraspecies
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Overview

Full Name

Lontra canadensis (Schreber, 1777)

Common names

  • North American Otter eng
  • North American River Otter eng
  • Northern River Otter eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Die Säugethiere vol. 3 18 p. pl. 126. B[1776], see also text:3(26):457, 588(index)[1777]). (First occurance of name on pg. 588)

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Carnivora
family
Mustelidae
genus
Lontra
species
Lontra canadensis
 
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Checklists

Bibliography

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

Linkletter, L. E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N. B. 68 p.

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Animal Diversity Web.

Wilson, D. E. , and D. M. Reeder (eds. ). 1993. Mammal species of the world. Smithsonian Institution Press.

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.