Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Mammalia > Subclass Theria > Order Carnivora > Suborder Caniformia > Family Mustelidae > Genus Lutra

Lutra lutra (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Mustela Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LutraBrisson, 1762accepted genus name

Species group names

Mustela lutra Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: kajka; lundërza; lundra; lunza; vidra sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): oter sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: vidrа; Видра sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: odder sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: otter sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: Eurasian otter; European otter; otter sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;ITIS database
 English-United States: Eurasian otter; European Otter; Otter sources: Charles Hussey
 French: loutre commune; loutre d'Europe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: Fischotter sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Βίδρα; Ευρωπαϊκή βίδρα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): לוטרה sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: lontra; lontra comune sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: paprastoji ūdra sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: oter sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: oter sources: Systema Naturae, 10th ed., 1:45
 Norwegian Nynorsk: oter sources: Systema Naturae, 10th ed., 1:45
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): oter sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: wydra europejska; wydra zwyczajna sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: vidra sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: обыкновенная; порешня; речная выдра sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: vidra sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: nutria sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: utter sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: su samuru sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Видра річкова sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: dyfrgi

Literature

basis of record

Wilson D.E. & Reeder D.A.M. (1993). Mammals species of the world. A taxonomic and geographic reference. Second edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 1206 pp.

additional source

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Berta, A.; Churchill, M. (2011). Lutra lutra (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137076

Prof. Dr Wieslaw Bogdanowicz. Lutra lutra (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=305305

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, fresh

Importance

CITES:
appendix 1 This species is listed on the CITES Appendix I which means it is threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research.
EU Habitat Directive:
annex II EU Habitat Directive Annex II: Species of community interest whose conservation requires the designation of special areas of conservation.
annex IV EU Habitat Directive Annex IV: Species of community interest in need of strict protection.
IUCN:
Red List status NT 2008This species is near threatened and is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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2010-05-20 by Prof. Dr Wieslaw Bogdanowicz & by Annalisa Berta

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