Taxon profile


Crabeater Seal
Lobodon carcinophagus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1842)

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

Scientific synonyms

Lobodon cancrivora Gray, 1844
Lobodon carcinophaga (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1842)
Phoca carcinophaga Hombron & Jacquinot, 1842
Stenorhynchus serridens Owen, 1843

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

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

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [274e9261-bda1-41e4-a38f-c5e4046fdbab]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Lobodon carcinophagus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1842)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [12246]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Lobodon carcinophaga (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1842)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Lobodon carcinophaga Hombron and Jacquinot, 1842]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Lobodon carcinophagus (Hombron et Jacquinot, 1842)]

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