Taxon profile


Oriental Small-clawed Otter
Aonyx cinerea (Illiger, 1815)

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

Scientific synonyms

Amblonyx cinerea Illiger, 1815
Amblonyx cinereus Illiger, 1815
Amblonyx horsfieldi
Amblonyx leptonyx
Paronyx cinerea

Other names

= Asian Small Clawed Otter
= Small-clawed Otter

IUCN category:Vulnerable


juvenile animal



Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Aonyx cinerea cinerea (Illiger, 1815)
subspecies Aonyx cinerea concolor Rafinesque, 1832
subspecies Aonyx cinerea nirnai Pocock, 1940

Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Aonyx cinerea Illiger, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Amblonyx cinereus (Illiger, 1815)]

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