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Taxon profile

genus

otter
Lutra Brisson, 1762

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

Scientific synonyms

incl. Hydrictis Pocock, 1921
Barangia Gray, 1865
Lutronectes Gray, 1867
Nutria Gray, 1865

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Lutra lutra (Linnaeus, 1758) - Eurasian River Otter

Lutra lutra

species Lutra maculicollis Lichtenstein, 1835 - Spotted-necked Otter

Lutra maculicollis

species Lutra sumatrana (Gray, 1865) - Hairy-nosed Otter

Fossil taxa

species Lutra bressana Deperet, 1893
species Lutra hessica Lydekker, 1890
species Lutra libyca Stromer, 1914
species Lutra licenti Teilhard & Piveteua, 1930

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Explanations

extinct taxon