The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: N.A. CBR Scale: D

Name: seals

Other Names: Pinnipeds; Pinnipedimorpha; Pinnipedia

Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   group group   real/historical group real/historical group  

Publisher(s): Sumptibus C. Salfeld

Earliest Appearance Listed in This Database: Prodromus systematis mammalium et avium (1811)

Creators: Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger

Number of Appearances: 1

Type of Organization/Group: animal species

German naturalist Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger was the first to recognize the pinnipeds as a distinct taxonomic unit, and in 1811 he gave the name Pinnipedia to both a family and an order.


This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
New Fun #2 (Mar. 1935): "The Sealing Expedition: Part 2" (mentioned)
Prodromus systematis mammalium et avium (1811)

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