Polar Bear - Ursus maritimus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Ursus maritimus
Author Phipps, 1774
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 180542
Common Names English: Polar Bear
French: ours blanc
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Mammalia
        Subclass: Theria
          Infraclass: Eutheria
            Order: Carnivora
              Suborder: Caniformia
                Family: Ursidae
                  Genus: Ursus
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Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN180542
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    T (Wherever found)
Status - Red List, IUCN
    VU (Global or one of the sub regions)
    VU (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)1,347
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets10
Year1910 - 2019
Latitude51.57 - 87.20
Longitude-178.92 - 178.22
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