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Zalophus
Californian Sea Lion
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Pinnipedia
Family: Otariidae
Subfamily: Otariinae
Genus: Zalophus
Gill, 1866
Type species
Otaria gilliespii (= Otaria californiana
Lesson, 1828

Zalophus is a genus of the family Otariidae (sea lions and fur seals) of order Carnivora. It includes three species[1] of which one became recently extinct:

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References

  1. ^ Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp. Online
  2. ^ Seal Specialist Group 1996. Zalophus californianus. In: IUCN 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 07 March 2008.
  3. ^ Seal Specialist Group 1996. Zalophus japonicus. In: IUCN 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 07 March 2008.
  4. ^ Seal Specialist Group 1996. Zalophus wollebaeki. In: IUCN 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 07 March 2008.
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Wikispecies

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Zalophus californianus (Californian sea lion)

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: Otariidae
Subfamilia: Otariinae
Genus: Zalophus
Species: Zalophus californianus

Name

Zalophus (Gill, 1866)

Vernacular names

Deutsch: Kalifornischer Seelöwe
English: Californian Sea Lion
Français: Lion de mer de Californie, otarie de..
Nederlands: Californische zeeleeuw
Polski: Lew morski
Svenska: Kaliforniskt sjölejon

References

  • Zalophus 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).

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