Lutra maculicollis (Spotted-necked otter)

spot-necked otter [English]; kleinotter [Afrikaans]; Fleckenhalsotter [German]; loutre cou tachete [French]; fisi maji mdogo [Swahili]; intini [isiZulu]; lenyebi, lenyibi, nyebi, konyana yanoka [Setswana]; ntsini [siSwati]; nibi [Lozi]; ungwanda [Yei]

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Deuterostomia > Chordata > Craniata > Vertebrata (vertebrates)  > Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates) > Teleostomi (teleost fish) > Osteichthyes (bony fish) > Class: Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fish) > Stegocephalia (terrestrial vertebrates) > Reptiliomorpha > Amniota > Synapsida (mammal-like reptiles) > Therapsida > Theriodontia >  Cynodontia > Mammalia (mammals) > Placentalia (placental mammals) > Laurasiatheria > Ferungulata > Ferae > Carnivora > Family: Mustelidae > Subfamily: Lutrinae

Spotted-necked otter, Monterey Bay aquarium, California, USA. [photo Charlene-SJ ]

Lutra maculicollis (Spotted-necked otter)  

Lutra maculicollis (Spotted-necked otter), Masindi, Uganda. [photo Trevor Hardaker ]

 

 


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