Melursus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Carnivora
Subordo: Caniformia
Familia: Ursidae
Genus: Melursus
Species: Melursus ursinus

Name

Melursus Meyer, 1793

Type species: Melursus lybius Meyer, 1793

Synonyms

* Arceus Goldfuss, 1809
* Chondrorhynchus Fischer de Waldheim, 1814
* Prochilus Illiger, 1811
* Prochylus Gray, 1821

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Dansk: Læbebjørn
Deutsch: Lippenbär
English: Sloth Bear
Français: Ours lippu
日本語: ナマケグマ属
Nederlands: Lippenbeer
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Leppebjørn
Svenska: Läppbjörn


References

* Melursus on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder
* Zool. Entdeck., pp. 155-160.

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