Lutra lutra Linnaeus 1758 (European otter)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Alternative combination: Mustela lutra

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Lutra according to J. Marmi et al. 2004

See also Cherin et al. 2016, International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1998, Kurten 1968, Linnaeus 1758, Thomas 1911 and Willemsen 1992

Sister taxa: Lutra affinis, Lutra bravardi, Lutra bressana, Lutra castiglionis, Lutra fatimazohrae, Lutra franconica, Lutra hessica, Lutra licenti, Lutra lybica, Lutra maculicollis, Lutra palaeoleptonyx, Lutra simplicidens, Lutra sumatrana, Nesolutra euxena

Ecology: amphibious carnivore-omnivore


• Quaternary of China (2 collections), Germany (1), Italy (1), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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