Aonyx


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Aonyx

see otter.
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Aonyx cinereus, Lutrogale perspicillata and Lutra sumatrana are three species of the Old World Otter that can be found in Peninsular Malaysia.
Key words: Otter, Aonyx cinereus, Lutrogale perspicillata, Lutra sumatrana, Malaysian otter, mtD-loop region.
Three species of otters can be found throughout the Peninsular Malaysia: Aonyx cinereus, Lutra sumatrana, and Lutrogale perspicillata (Shariff 1984; Burhanuddin 1990; Hussain et al.
Atherurus africanus, Tragelaphus spekei, Hyemoschus aquaticus, Neotragus batesi, Aonyx capensis, Manis tricuspis, Uromanis tetradactyla) or Schedule II (i.
15 12 27 Nandinia binotata 19 10 29 Crossarchus platycephalus 28 32 60 Aonyx capensis 10 4 14 Uromanis tetradactyla 18 12 30 Manis tricuspis 8 5 13 Cercopithecus mona 26 22 48 Cercopithecus nictitans 13 18 31 Cercopithecus spp.
En un primer ejercicio por organizar la taxonomia de las nutrias, Gray (1943) las dividio en funcion a dos categorias morfologicas: una agregaba a los generos Enhydra y Pteronura, y la segunda a Latax, Aonyx, Lutra y Lontra, este ultimo un nuevo genero nunca aplicado hasta la propuesta de van Zyll de Jong (1972).
Davis (1979) has shown close affinities of smooth coated otter to genus Aonyx through his studies of different chromosome numbers possessed by the species.
Only five otter species occur in Asia, three species of which occur in the Indian sub-continent including Lutra lutra, Lutrogale perspicillata and Aonyx cinerea (Pocock, 1941; Prater, 1971; Hussain and Chaudhry, 1997; Conroy et al.
While foot print (relative density) of species like leopard Panthera pardus, fox Vulpas palluda, forest otter Aonyx carpensis and genet cat Civerra civetta were prominent along the stream bank of river Niger closer to Beneku - water side settlement.
F 1 Aonyx capensis E I -- Vulpes palluda T A 2 Lutra maculicolis T F 1 Phaecechoerus F.
Seven of these genera, containing species of large body size, were eliminated from further consideration (Panthera, Helogale, Herpestes, Aonyx, Genetta, Phacochoerus, Manis).