Taxon profile


Leopard Seal
Hydrurga leptonyx (de Blainville, 1820)

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

Scientific synonyms

Phoca homei Lesson, 1828
Phoca leptonyx Blainville, 1820

IUCN category:Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Killer Whale

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [93d67f12-f5d4-4ccb-8deb-ceeefa04092e]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Hydrurga leptonyx (Blainville, 1820)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [10340]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Hydrurga leptonyx (de Blainville, 1820)]
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 Hydrurga leptonyx de Blainville, 1820]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Hydrurga leptonyx (de Blainville, 1820)]

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