Mirounga Gray, 1827

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCarnivoraPhocidae

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Overview

Full Name

Mirounga Gray, 1827

Common names

  • Elephant seal eng
  • See Elefanten deu
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

InGriffith et al. , Anim. Kingdom vol. 5 p. 179

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Carnivora
family
Phocidae
genus
Mirounga
species
4
 
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Bibliography

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

Shirihai, H. 2002 A complete guide to Antarctic Wildlife: the Birds and Marine Mammals of the Antarctic Continent and the Southern Ocean Alula Press FI 510 pp

Wilson D. E. & Reeder D. A. M. (1993). Mammals species of the world. A taxonomic and geographic reference. Second edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 1206 pp.

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.