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Lutra  Brisson, 1762
Taxonomic Serial No.: 726245

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Lutra Brünnich, 1771
    Lutronectes Gray, 1867
  Common Name(s): Eurasian otters [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2018   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderCaniformia Kretzoi, 1938 – dog-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyMustelidae Fischer, 1817 – mustelids  
                                        SubfamilyLutrinae Bonaparte, 1838 – otters  
                                           GenusLutra Brisson, 1762 – Eurasian otters  
    Direct Children:  
                                              SpeciesLutra lutra (Linnaeus, 1758) – European Otter, Common Otter, Eurasian Otter 
                                              SpeciesLutra sumatrana (Gray, 1865) – Hairy-nosed Otter 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Lutra   

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  Comment: Comments: Brisson (1762) was ruled unavailable (International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1955a); however, Lutra was ruled as still available (ICZN, 1998). Pocock (1921c, 1941a) recognized Lutrogale Gray, 1865, and Hydrictis Pocock, 1921. Harris (1968) and van Zyll de Jong (1987, 1991a) considered lutra, maculicollis, and sumatrana to represent a single monophyletic group; furthermore, van Zyll de Jong's analysis supported separation of perspicillata from other Lutra, which is followed her...  



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