Spotted-necked otter

otter native to sub-Saharan Africa

The spotted-necked otter (Hydrictis maculicollis) is a type of otter. It is also called the speckle-throated otter. It is native to sub-Saharan Africa.[3]

Spotted-necked otter[1]
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Genus: Hydrictis
Pocock, 1921
Species:
H. maculicollis
Binomial name
Hydrictis maculicollis
(Lichtenstein, 1835)
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Distribution of spotted-necked otter
Synonyms

Lutra maculicollis

ReferencesEdit

  1. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 532–628. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Reed-Smith, J.; Jacques, H. & Somers, M.J. (2015). "Hydrictis maculicollis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2015: e.T12420A21936042. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T12420A21936042.en. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  3. Mammal species of the world : a taxonomic and geographic reference. Wilson, Don E., Reeder, DeeAnn M. (3rd ed ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2005. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4. OCLC 57557352. |edition= has extra text (help)CS1 maint: others (link)