Enhydra lutris Linnaeus 1758 (sea otter)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Alternative combinations: Latax lutris, Mustela lutris

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Enhydra according to D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder 1993

See also Cherin et al. 2016, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Linnaeus 1758, Repenning 1976, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Thomas 1911 and Willemsen 1992

Sister taxa: Enhydra macrodonta, Enhydra reevei

Ecology: amphibious carnivore-omnivore


• Quaternary of the Russian Federation (1 collection), United States (15: Alaska, California)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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