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Lontra longicaudis  (Olfers, 1818)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 621914

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lutra longicaudis Olfers, 1818
 
  Common Name(s): Amazonian river otter [English]
 
    long-tailed otter [English]
 
    neotropical river otter [English]
 
    Neotropical Otter [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, 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  
                                           GenusLontra Gray, 1843 – river otters  
                                              SpeciesLontra longicaudis (Olfers, 1818) – Amazonian river otter, long-tailed otter, neotropical river otter, Neotropical Otter  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Lontra longicaudis annectens (Major, 1897)  
                                                 Subspecies Lontra longicaudis enudris (F. G. Cuvier, 1823)  
                                                 Subspecies Lontra longicaudis longicaudis (Olfers, 1818)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft  
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Lontra longicaudis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at http://www.cites.org/eng/resources/pub/checklist11/index.html or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Lontra longicaudis   
       
  Source: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program-03/01, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/   
  Reference for: Lontra longicaudis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Larivière, Serge  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lontra longicaudis   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 609   
  Page(s): 1-5   
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-3519   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lontra longicaudis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered Status for 159 Taxa of Animals   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 41, no. 115   
  Page(s): 24062-24067   
  Publisher:    
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lontra longicaudis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Lontra longicaudis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lontra longicaudis, Neotropical Otter [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Lontra longicaudis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix I; U.S. ESA - Endangered as L. longicaudis (incl. platensis); IUCN - Data Deficient  
    Comments: Van Zyll de Jong (1972) included annectens, enudris, incarum, mesopetes, and platensis; however, Pohle (1920a), Cabrera (1957), and Harris (1968) recognized these as distinct species. These taxa (often referred to as the annectens-group) were distinguished primarily by variation in the shape of the rhinarium; van Zyll de Jong's (1972) analysis suggested that these should be considered conspecific. Reviewed by Larivière (1999b). Synonyms allocated according to Hall (1981) and Larivière (1999b)  
    CITES: Appendix I adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
    US ESA: Listed Endangered as Lutra longicaudis, as published in Federal Register Volume 41, Number 115, Pages 24062 - 24067, June 14, 1976  
 

 

   

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