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Aonyx
Aonyx cinerea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Subfamily: Lutrinae
Genus: Aonyx
Species

Aonyx capensis
Aonyx cinerea

Aonyx is a genus of otters, containing three species, the African Clawless Otter, Cameroon Clawless Otter and the Oriental Small-clawed Otter. The word 'Aonyx' means 'clawless', derived from the prefix 'a-' (not) and 'onyx' (claw/hoof).

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Wikispecies

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Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Ordo: Carnivora
Subordo: Caniformia
Familia: Mustelidae
Subfamilia: Lutrinae
Genus: Aonyx
Species: A. capensis - A. cinerea - A. congicus

Name

Aonyx Lesson, 1827

Type species: Aonyx delalandi Lesson, 1827 (= Lutra capensis Schinz, 1821) by subsequent designation (Palmer, 1904).

Synonyms

References

  • Manual de Mammalogie: 157.
  • Aonyx on Mammal Species of the World.
    Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed).
  • Aonyx Lesson, 1827 Report on ITIS

Vernacular names

Dansk: Fingerodder
English: Small-clawed otter
Hrvatski: Beznokte vidre
Türkçe: Parmaklı samur
中文: 小爪水獺屬

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