Taxon profile


West Indian Monk Seal
Neomonachus tropicalis (Gray, 1850)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Phocidae - earless seal

Scientific synonyms

Monachus tropicalis Gray, 1850

Other names

= Caribbean Monk Seal

IUCN category:Extinct

Related glossary terms

recently extinct taxon

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [13655]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Monachus tropicalis (Gray, 1850)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Monachus tropicalis Gray, 1850]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Monachus tropicalis (Gray, 1850)]

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