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Enhydra lutris nereis  (Merriam, 1904)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202390

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Latax lutris nereis Merriam, 1904
 
  Common Name(s): southern sea 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  
                                           GenusEnhydra Fleming, 1822 – sea otters  
                                              SpeciesEnhydra lutris (Linnaeus, 1758) – Sea Otter, Nutria marina  
                                                 SubspeciesEnhydra lutris nereis (Merriam, 1904) – southern sea otter  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner   
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Enhydra lutris nereis    
       
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft   
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Enhydra lutris nereis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Enhydra lutris nereis   
       
  Source: U. S. Dept. Interior, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Enhydra lutris nereis   
       
  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: Enhydra lutris nereis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hall, E. Raymond   
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Mammals of North America, vol. 2, 2nd ed.   
  Page(s): 601-1175   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-05443-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Enhydra lutris nereis   
       
  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: Enhydra lutris nereis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds.   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals   
  Page(s): xxv + 750   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-845-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Enhydra lutris nereis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., Michael A. Bogan, Robert L. Brownell Jr., A. M. Burdin, and M. K. Maminov   
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Geographic variation in Sea Otters, Enhydra lutris   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 72, no. 1   
  Page(s): 22-36   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: Available online: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1381977   
  Reference for: Enhydra lutris nereis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

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