Accepted scientific name:
Enhydra lutris (Linnaeus, 1758) (accepted name) 7 literature references for Enhydra lutris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mustela lutris Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym) 4 literature references for Mustela lutris Linnaeus, 1758
Infraspecific taxon: Enhydra lutris kenyoni Wilson, 1991
Enhydra lutris lutris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Enhydra lutris nereis (Merriam, 1904)
Common names:
Common name Language Country
sea otter English - Click here to show the literature
Nutria marina Spanish - Click here to show the literature
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Mustelidae
Genus Enhydra
Distribution: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China); North America
Additional data: -
Source database: ITIS, Sep 2009
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Wozencraft W.C., 15-Aug-2007
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