A second find of a so-called clawless otter Aonyx antiquus (DE BLAINVILLE, 1841) from Eemian or Weichselian sands, dredged up in the Markermeer (part of the former Zuider Zee) is described and identified. The stratigraphical situation and age of the find are discussed. Some general remarks are made regarding systematics and nomenclature of clawless otters of the genus Aonyx and its allied forms.

otter, taxonomy, The Netherlands, Aonyx antiquus, Pleistocene, Lutrinae
Deinsea

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Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam

P.J.H. van Bree, D.P. Bosscha Erdbrink, & F.J. Roescher. (1999). A second find of Aonyx antiquus in the Netherlands, and some remarks on Aonyx and 
allied forms (Mammalia, Carnivora, Mustelidae). Deinsea, 7(1), 313–324.