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Lobodon carcinophaga  (Hombron and Jacquinot, 1842)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 622023

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lobodon carcinophagus (Hombron and Jacquinot, 1842)
 
  Common Name(s): Crabeater Seal [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                                     FamilyPhocidae Gray, 1821 – earless seals, true seals  
                                        GenusLobodon Gray, 1844  
                                           SpeciesLobodon carcinophaga (Hombron and Jacquinot, 1842) – Crabeater Seal  
       

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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rice, Dale W.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Marine Mammals of the World: Systematics and Distribution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publications of the Society for Marine Mammals, no. 4   
  Page(s): ix + 231   
  Publisher: The Society for Marine Mammalogy   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-03-4   
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  Reference for: Lobodon carcinophaga   
       
  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: Lobodon carcinophaga, Crabeater Seal [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Antarctica/Southern Ocean  
    Australia  
    South America  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: According to Rice (1998), carcinophaga (meaning "crab eater") is a noun in apposition, not an adjective, and so should not have the gender changed from the original spelling in Phoca carcinophaga  
    Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: This species has often been listed incorrectly as L. carcinophagus (Rice, 1998)  
 

 

   

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