Otter

Subfamily of mammals (Lutrinae) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Otters are carnivorous mammals in the subfamily Lutrinae. The 13 extant otter species are all semiaquatic, aquatic, or marine, with diets based on fish and invertebrates. Lutrinae is a branch of the Mustelidae family, which also includes weasels, badgers, mink, and wolverines, among other animals.

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Otter
Temporal range: Middle Miocene to present[1]
Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Mustelidae
Subfamily: Lutrinae
Bonaparte, 1838
Type genus
Lutra
Brünnich, 1771
Genera

Aonyx
Enhydra
Hydrictis
Lontra
Lutra
Lutrogale
Pteronura
Enhydriodon[2][3]
Algarolutra
Cyrnaonyx
Megalenhydris
Sardolutra
Siamogale
Teruelictis
Satherium
Enhydritherium

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