Lutra euxena Bate, 1935



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bate, D. M. A. (1935). Two new mammals from the Pleistocene of Malta, with notes on the associaled fauna. Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1935: 247-264.


Other references:

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

Esu, D., Kotsakis, T & Burgio, E. (1986). I vertebrati e i molluschi continentali pleistocenici di Poggio Schinaldo (Palermo, Sicilia). Boil. Soc. Geol. It., 105: 233-241.

Hunt, Christopher O. and Schembri, Patrick J. (1999). Quaternary environments and biogeography of the Maltese Islands, pp. 41-75. In: Mifsud, A. and Savona Ventura, C. (eds.). Facets of Maltese Prehistory. Malta: The Prehistoric Society of Malta, vii + 243 pp.

Kurten, B. (1968). Pleistocene Mammals of Europe. Weindenfeld & Nicholson, London, 317 pp.

Thenius, E. (1951). Dic ncuen palaontologischen Ausgrabungen in Hundsheim (NO). Anz. Osterr.

Thenius, E. (1962). Die Grosssaugetiere des Pleistozans von Mitteleuropa. Z. Saugctierk. 27: 65-83.

Turvey, Samuel T. (2009). In the shadow of the megafauna: prehistoric mammal and bird extinctions across the Holocene, pp. 17-39. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (ed.). Holocene Extinctions. New York: Oxford University Press.

Willemsen, G. F. (1992). A revision of Pliocene and Quaternary Lutrinae from Europe. Scripta Geol., 101: 1-115.


<< Back to the Carnivora database