Accepted scientific name:
Monachus monachus (Hermann, 1779) (accepted name) 8 literature references for Monachus monachus (Hermann, 1779)
Synonyms: -
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Mediterranean Monk Seal English - Click here to show the literature
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Phocidae
Genus Monachus
Distribution: Africa; Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)
Additional data: -
Source database: ITIS, Sep 2009
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Wozencraft W.C., 15-Aug-2007
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