Taxon profile


Eira barbara (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Least Concern LC


Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subspecies Eira barbara barbara (Linnaeus, 1758)

Eira barbara barbara

subspecies Eira barbara biologiae (Thomas, 1900) - Panama Tayra
subspecies Eira barbara inserta J. A. Allen, 1908
subspecies Eira barbara madeirensis (Lönnberg, 1913) - Rio Madeira Tayra
subspecies Eira barbara peruana Nehring, 1886 - Peruvian Tayra
subspecies Eira barbara poliocephala (Traill, 1821) - Guyanas Tayra

Eira barbara poliocephala

subspecies Eira barbara senex Thomas, 1900 - Greyheaded Tayra
subspecies Eira barbara senilis J. A. Allen, 1913
subspecies Eira barbara sinuensis (Humboldt, 1812)

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 Eira barbara Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [6210:tayra-eira-barbara&Itemid=245]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Eira barbara (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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