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Lutra lutra (European otter)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Mustela lutra Linnaeus p. 45 figs. Fig. 2
1911Lutra lutra Thomas p. 138
1968Lutra lutra Kurten p. 107
1992Lutra lutra Willemsen p. 13
1998Lutra lutra International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature p. 65
2004Lutra lutra Marmi et al. p. 489 figs. Fig. 2
2016Lutra lutra Cherin et al. p. 100 figs. Fig. 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyLutrinaeBaird 1857
genusLutra
specieslutra()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available