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Lontra Gray 1843 (otter)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41121

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

Sister taxa: Aonychini, Aonyxini, Enhydra, Enhydrini, Enhydriodontini, Lutra, Pteronura, Siamogale

Subtaxa: Lontra canadensis, Lontra felina, Lontra longicaudis, Lontra provocax

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore-omnivore