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Taxon: Species Pteronura brasiliensis (Gmelin, 1788) - giant otter (mammal)
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Authorship

Original name Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1788:93.
Subsequent generic combination

Types

Type, by synonymy, ofPteronura (Genus) Gray, 1837
Nominotypical taxon [ICZN]Pteronura brasiliensis brasiliensis (Gmelin, 1788) Ref: D.J. Stang (comp.), 2004-present: 22 Nov 2005. [inferred]

Vernacular Names (Dutch)

Full namereuzenotter

Vernacular Names (English)

Full namegiant otter Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 2005: 605.
giant river otter
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