Taxon profile


Ringed Seal
Pusa hispida (Schreber, 1775)

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

Scientific synonyms

Phoca hispida Schreber, 1775

IUCN category:Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Ursus maritimus Phipps, 1774 - Polar Bear

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Pusa hispida botnica (Gmelin, 1788) - Baltic Sea Ringed Seal

Pusa hispida botnica - Baltic Sea Ringed Seal

subspecies Pusa hispida hispida (Schreber, 1775)
subspecies Pusa hispida ladogensis (Nordquiest, 1899)
subspecies Pusa hispida ochotensis (Pallas, 1811)
subspecies Pusa hispida saimensis (Nordquist, 1899)

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305348]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Phoca hispida Schreber, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Pusa hispida Schreber, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Phoca hispida Schreber, 1775]

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