Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Mammalia > Subclass Theria > Order Carnivora > Suborder Caniformia > Infraorder Pinnipedia > Family Phocidae > Genus Cystophora

Cystophora cristata (Erxleben, 1777)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Phoca Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CystophoraNilsson, 1820accepted genus name

Species group names

Phoca cristata Erxleben, 1777 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): klappmyss sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: klapmyds sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: klapmuts
 English: hooded seal sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Hooded Seal sources: Charles Hussey
 French: phoque à capuchon; phoques sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 German: Klappmütze sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Κουκουλοφόρος φώκια sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: cistofora crestata; foca dal berretto; foca dalla cresta sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: pūsliasnukis ruonis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: klappmyss sources: Syst. Regni Anim., 1:590
 Norwegian Nynorsk: klappmyss sources: Syst. Regni Anim., 1:590
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): klappmyss sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: kapturnik grzebieniasty sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: тюлень-хохлач sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: kapičasti tjulen sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: foca capuchina; foca de casco sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: balonlu fok sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Тюлень-хохлач; хохлач sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: morlo cycyllog

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

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 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

additional source

Wilson, D. E., and D. M. Reeder (eds.). 1993. Mammal species of the world. Smithsonian Institution Press.

additional source

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Berta, A.; Churchill, M. (2011). Cystophora cristata (Erxleben, 1777). 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:137078

Prof. Dr Wieslaw Bogdanowicz. Cystophora cristata (Erxleben, 1777). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=305339

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Habitat Directive:
annex V EU Habitat Directive Annex V: Species of community interest whose taking in the wild and exploitation may be subject to management measures.
IUCN:
Red List status VU 2008This species is vulnerable and is considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild 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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