Lontra canadensis (Schreber, 1777)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCarnivoraMustelidaeLontra

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  • 7

    Infraspecies
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Overview

Full Name

Lontra canadensis (Schreber, 1777)

Common names

  • Canadian otter eng
  • North American river dog eng
  • North American River Otter eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

? canadensis Schreber, 1777

Living period

4.9 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Terrestrial, Marine, Amphibious

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

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

(1996) NODC Taxonomic Code

(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

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

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

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.

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Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.