Taxon profile


Odobenus rosmarus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Odobenidae »  genus Odobenus

Scientific synonyms

Phoca rosmarus Linnaeus, 1758


juvenile animal


Intertaxon relationships

predator: Ursus maritimus Phipps, 1774 - Polar Bear

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Odobenus rosmarus divergens Illiger, 1815 - Pacific Walrus

Odobenus rosmarus divergens - Pacific Walrus

subspecies Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Atlantic Walrus

Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus - Atlantic Walrus

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305337]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Odobenus rosmarus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [72172]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [] [as Odobenus rosmarus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 11 December 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [15106]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Odobenus rosmarus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Odobenus rosmarus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Odobenus rosmarus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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