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Pteronura Gray 1837 (giant otter)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 104745

Alternative spelling: Lutra (Pteronura)

Parent taxon: Lutrinae according to J. Marmi et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Aonychini, Aonyxini, Enhydra, Enhydrini, Enhydriodontini, Lontra, Lutra, Lutraeximia, Siamogale, Teruelictis

Subtaxa: Pteronura brasiliensis

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Ecology: amphibious insectivore