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Neomonachus tropicalis  (Gray, 1850)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1133134

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Monachus tropicalis (Gray, 1850)
 
    Phoca tropicalis Gray, 1850
 
  Common Name(s): West Indian monk seal [English]
 
    Caribbean monk seal [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  
                                     FamilyPhocidae Gray, 1821 – earless seals, true seals  
                                        GenusNeomonachus Slater and Helgen in Scheel, Slater, Kolokotronis, Potter, Rotstein, Tsangaras et al, 2014  
                                           SpeciesNeomonachus tropicalis (Gray, 1850) – West Indian monk seal, Caribbean monk seal  
       

 References
       
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  Source: List of Marine Mammal Species and Subspecies, website (version Aug 2018)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Committee on Taxonomy. 2018. List of marine mammal species and subspecies. Society for Marine Mammalogy, www.marinemammalscience.org, consulted on 8 October 2019   
  Reference for: Neomonachus tropicalis, Caribbean monk seal [English], West Indian monk seal [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Würsig, Bernd, J. G. M. Thewissen, and Kit M. Kovacs, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): xxxi + 1157   
  Publisher: Elsevier   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-12-8043271   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Neomonachus tropicalis, Caribbean monk seal [English], West Indian monk seal [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  
    North America  
    Middle America  
    Caribbean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Extinct since 1952 (Kenyon, 1977; Rice, 1998)  
 

 

   

 
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