Lontra canadensis (Schreber, 1777)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCarnivoraMustelidaeLontra

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Overview

Full Name

Lontra canadensis (Schreber, 1777)

Common names

  • North American Otter eng
  • North American river dog eng
  • North American River Otter eng
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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

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

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

(1996) database, NODC Taxonomic Code

(1998) website, Mammal Species of the World

(2001) database, Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad

(2003) database, http://www.menv.gouv.qc.ca/biodiversite/centre.htm

(2011) Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes (2003) Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

Larivière, Serge, and Lyle R. Walton (1998) Lontra canadensis: Mammalian Species, no. 587

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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.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.