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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Odobenidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk

Alternative Names

? africanum Geraads, 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? antverpiensis Rutten, 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cretsii Du Bus, 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? emmonsi Leidy, 1859
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? huxleyi Lankester, 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? infelix Matthew, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? konincki Van Beneden, 1871
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? lagophagus Cope, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? magnus True, 1905
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? obesus Gill, 1866
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? parvulus Matthew & Granger, 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sanguinarius Loomis, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sectoria Gervais, 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ulysses Matthew & Granger, 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aelurotherium Adams 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Elmensius Kretzoi 1929
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mellivorodon Lydekker 1884
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Odobaenidae
Corrected according to Paleobiology Database
Pontoleon True 1905
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rosmaridae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Vinayakia Pilgrim 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vishnucyon Pilgrim 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Walrus
Recognized by CITES
walrus
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Dutch; Flemish

Walrus preferred
Recognized by CITES

Finnish

Mursut preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

French

Morse preferred
Recognized by CITES

Japanese

セイウチ科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Norwegian

hvalrossfamilien preferred
kvalrossfamilien preferred

Occitan (post 1500)

Mòrses preferred
Recognized by chant30 and admin
Odobenids preferred
Recognized by chant30 and admin

Spanish; Castilian

Morsas preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swedish

valrossar preferred
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Curated hierarchies for Odobenidae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Carnivora
36 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.