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Encyclopedia > List of mammals of Korea
Vulpes vulpes, the Fox.
Vulpes vulpes, the Fox.

This is a list of mammals found in the wild on the Korean Peninsula. Approximately 120 species of mammals are known currently to inhabit the peninsula and its surrounding waters. This includes a few species, such as the Nutria and Muskrat, that have been recently introduced. Two other species listed here (the Amur Leopard and Japanese Sea Lion) have probably been extirpated. The principal source used for this list is Won (2004). Image File history File links Description: Red Fox Source: National Park Service File links The following pages link to this file: Vulpes Red Fox ... Image File history File links Description: Red Fox Source: National Park Service File links The following pages link to this file: Vulpes Red Fox ... This article is about the animal called the Red Fox. ... The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula in East Asia. ... Binomial name Myocastor coypus (Molina, 1782) The Coypu (Myocastor coypus) or Nutria is a large, crepuscular, semiaquatic rodent native to South America, but now also present in Europe, Asia, and North America. ... [[{{{diversity_link}}}|Diversity]] {{{diversity}}} Binomial name Ondatra zibethicus (Linnaeus, 1766) Trinomial name {{{trinomial}}} Type Species {{{type_species}}} {{{subdivision_ranks}}} Muskrat range (native range in red, introduced range in green) Synonyms {{{synonyms}}} Muskrat lodge, middle Patuxent River marsh, Maryland The Muskrat or Musquash (Ondatra zibethicus), the only species in genus Ondatra, is a large... Trinomial name Panthera pardus orientalis Schlegel, 1857 The Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis), whose habitat is currently confined to the Sikhote-Alin mountains, is the northernmost subspecies of leopard. ... Binomial name Zalophus japonicus (Peters, 1866) The Japanese Sea Lion (Zalophus japonicus or Zalophus californianus japonicus) is thought to have gone extinct in the 1950s. ...

Micromys minutus, the Harvest Mouse.
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Micromys minutus, the Harvest Mouse.

Most of the large mammals, and particularly the large carnivores, are extremely rare, having been subjected to extreme habitat and hunting pressure during the 20th century. In contrast, the smaller Insectivora, including the Bats, and Rodentia, have survived relatively well and remain widespread across the peninsula. These smaller species often escape notice, and some were not even described until the later 20th century. Binominal name Micromys minutus The Harvest mouse, Micromys minutus is a small rodent native to Europe and Asia. ... Families Erinaceidae Soricidae Talpidae Solenodontidae The biological order Insectivora in the past was used as a scrapbasket for a variety of small to very small, relatively unspecialized, insectivorous mammals. ... Suborders Megachiroptera Microchiroptera See text for families. ... Families Many, see text The order Rodentia is the most numerous of all the branches on the mammal family tree. ...


The waters around the Korean Peninsula are home to a great variety of cetaceans and pinnipeds, thanks to the peninsula's location at the meeting of warm and cold currents from north and south. Many of these have been historic subjects of hunting, although neither whaling nor sealing are permitted under current North and South Korean law. Suborders Mysticeti Odontoceti (see text) The order Cetacea includes whales, dolphins and porpoises. ... Families Odobenidae Otariidae Phocidae A Pacific walrus A leopard seal on Kerguelen Pinnipeds (fin-feet, lit. ... The crew of the oceanographic research vessel Princesse Alice, of Albert Grimaldi (later Prince Albert I of Monaco) pose while flensing a catch. ... Categories: Disambiguation | Stub ...


In this list, subspecies are given only when a single subspecies is generally considered to be found on the Peninsula. If multiple subspecies are found, none are listed here. Consult the each species' article for full taxonomic details.

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Order Artiodactyla: Even-toed Ungulates

Main article: Artiodactyla

Families Suidae Hippopotamidae Tayassuidae Camelidae Tragulidae Moschidae Cervidae Giraffidae Antilocapridae Bovidae The even-toed ungulates form the mammal order Artiodactyla. ...

Family Bovidae: Bovids

Main article: Bovidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Chinese Goral

Naemorhedus caudatus
(산양) Subfamilies Bovinae Cephalophinae Hippotraginae Antilopinae Caprinae A bovid is any of almost 140 species of cloven-hoofed mammals belonging to the family Bovidae. ...

Naemorhedus caudatus raddeanus
(Hardwicke, 1825)
High mountains. North Korea, the Korean Demilitarized Zone, and South Korea's Taebaek Mountains Vulnerable[1][2]

Thomas Hardwicke (1755 - 1835) was an English soldier and naturalist who was resident in India from 1777 to 1823. ... Map of the Korean DMZ. The DMZ is given in red. ... The Taebaek Mountains are a mountain range in both North and South Korea. ... The conservation status of a species is an indicator of the likelihood of that species continuing to survive. ...

Family Cervidae: Deer

Main article: Cervidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Siberian Roe Deer


(노루) Genera About 15 in 4 subfamilies. ... Binomial name Capreolus pygargus Pallas, 1771 Subspecies C. p. ...

Capreolus pygargus
(Pallas, 1771)
High mountain forests. Throughout; not found on Ulleungdo. Least Concern [3]
Red Deer

Cervus elaphus
(붉은사슴) Peter Simon Pallas (September 22, 1741 - September 8, 1811) was a German-born Russian zoologist. ... Ulleung-do is a Korean island in the Sea of Japan (East Sea). ... Least concern (LC) is an IUCN category assigned to species or lower taxa which do not qualify for any other category. ... Binomial name Cervus elaphus Linnaeus, 1758 Red Deer (Cervus elaphus), known as Elk in North America, are the second largest species of deer in the world, after Alces alces (the moose or, in Europe, elk). ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (860x578, 69 KB) wapiti or elk in meadow From http://images. ...

Cervus elaphus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Mountains and valleys (migratory). North Hamgyong and the Baekdusan region. Least Concern; protected in North Korea.[4]
Sika Deer

Cervus nippon
(대륙사슴) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ... North Hamgyŏng (Hamgyŏng-pukto) is a province of North Korea. ... Baitou Mountain, or Paektu Mountain, is a mountain on the border between China and North Korea. ... Least concern (LC) is an IUCN category assigned to species or lower taxa which do not qualify for any other category. ... Binomial name Cervus nippon Temminck, 1838 Subspecies The Sika Deer Cervus nippon is a typical member of the family Cervidae. ...

Cervus nippon
(Temminck, 1838)
Mountain forests. Throughout; extirpated on Jeju. Least Concern; protected in North Korea.[5]
Korean Water Deer

Hydropotes inermis
(고라니) Coenraad Jacob Temminck (March 31, 1778 - January 30, 1858) was a Dutch aristocrat and zoologist. ... Least concern (LC) is an IUCN category assigned to species or lower taxa which do not qualify for any other category. ... Binomial name Hydropotes inermis (Swinhoe, 1870) The Water Deer is superficially more similar to a musk deer than a true deer (cervidae) but it is classified as a cervid despite having tusks (downward-pointing canine teeth) instead of antlers and other anatomical anomalies. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1984x1152, 2135 KB) a shammy in beijing zoo File links The following pages link to this file: Water Deer Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. ...

Hydropotes inermis argyropus
(Heude, 1870)
Marshes. Throughout; not found on Jeju. Near Threatened [6]

Near Threatened (NT) is an IUCN category assigned to species or lower taxa which may be considered threatened with extinction in the near future, although it does not currently qualify for the threatened status. ...

Family Suidae: Pigs

Main article: Suidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Wild Boar

Sus scrofa
(멧돼지) Genera Babirusas, Babyrousa Giant forest hogs, Hylochoerus Warthogs, Phacochoerus Bush pigs, Potamochoerus Pigs, Sus Suidae is the biological family to which pigs and their relatives belong. ... Binomial name Sus scrofa Linnaeus, 1758 The Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) is the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig. ... Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 2111 KB)eigen foto. ...

Sus scrofa
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Mountain forests. Throughout Least Concern

A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ... Least concern (LC) is an IUCN category assigned to species or lower taxa which do not qualify for any other category. ...

Family Moschidae: Musk deer

Main article: Moschidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Siberian Musk Deer

Moschus moschiferus
(사향노루) The four species of musk deer make up the family Moschidae. ... Binomial name Moschus mosciferus Linnaeus, 1758 The Siberian musk deer (Moschus moschiferus) is a musk deer found in the mountain forests of Northeast Asia. ...

Moschus moschiferus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Mountain forests. North Korea; also found in Gangwon, South Korea. Vulnerable [7]

A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ... The conservation status of a species is an indicator of the likelihood of that species continuing to survive. ...

Order Carnivora: Carnivores

Main article: Carnivora

Families 17, See classification The diverse and interesting order Carnivora IPA: (from Latin carō (stem carn-) flesh, + vorāre to devour) includes over 260 placental mammals. ...

Family Canidae: Canids

Main article: Canidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Korean Wolf

Canis lupus
(늑대) Genera Alopex Atelocynus Canis Cerdocyon Chrysocyon Cuon Dusicyon Fennecus Lycalopex Lycaon Nyctereutes Otocyon Pseudalopex Speothos Urocyon Vulpes Canidae is the family of carnivorous and omnivorous mammals commonly known as canines. ... Binomial name Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758 The Gray Wolf (Canis lupus; also spelled Grey Wolf, see spelling differences; also known as Timber Wolf or Wolf) is a mammal in the order Carnivora. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (3914x4886, 6382 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Carnivora Gray Wolf Cephalic index Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness User:Zetawoof Wikipedia:Todays featured article/October...

Canis lupus coreanus
(Abe)
Mountain forests. Baekdusan area. K: Possibly extirpated. [8]
Dhole[9]

Cuon alpinus
(승냥이) Baitou Mountain, or Paektu Mountain, is a mountain on the border between China and North Korea. ... Binomial name Cuon alpinus (Pallas, 1811) The Dhole (Cuon alpinus) is a species of wild dog of the Canidae family. ...

Cuon alpinus
(Pallas, 1811)
Thick forests. Uncertain. N: Rare


S: Possibly extirpated.[10]
I: Endangered[11] Peter Simon Pallas (September 22, 1741 - September 8, 1811) was a German-born Russian zoologist. ...

Raccoon Dog

Nyctereutes procyonoides
(너구리) Binomial name Nyctereutes procyonoides (Gray, 1834) The Raccoon Dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides nycto- = Gr. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (960x540, 209 KB)Copied from the Japanese Wikipedia @ http://ja. ...

Nyctereutes procyonoides
(Gray, 1834)
Mountain forests. Throughout, especially in national parks. Not found on Jeju Island. Least Concern
Korean Red Fox

Vulpes vulpes
(여우) John Edward Gray. ... Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales, UK A national park is a reserve of land, usually declared and owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. ... Jeju is the largest island and smallest province in South Korea, and the name of islands largest city and provincial capital (see Jeju City). ... Least concern (LC) is an IUCN category assigned to species or lower taxa which do not qualify for any other category. ... Binomial name Vulpes vulpes Linnaeus, 1758 Synonyms Vulpes fulva, Vulpes fulvus The Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) is the most familiar of the foxes. ... Image File history File links Description: Red Fox Source: National Park Service File links The following pages link to this file: Vulpes Red Fox ...

Vulpes vulpes peculiosa
(Kishida)
Various. Throughout mainland. Locally endangered.[12]

Family Felidae: Felids

Main article: Felidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Leopard Cat

Felis bengalensis
() Subfamilies Felinae Pantherinae Acinonychinae Machairodontinae (extinct) The Felidae family includes lions, tigers, domestic cats, and other felines as its members. ... Binomial name Prionailurus bengalensis (Kerr, 1792) The Leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis, sometimes Felis bengalensis) or Bengal Cat is a small wild cat of Asia. ...

Felis bengalensis
(Kerr, 1792)
Mountain forests. Central and northern Korea.
Eurasian Lynx

Lynx lynx
(스라소니) Robert Kerr (1755 - October 11, 1813) was a scientific writer and translator from Scotland. ... Binomial name Lynx lynx (Linnaeus, 1758) The Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) is a medium-sized cat of European and Siberian forests, where it is one of the major predators. ... Eurasian Lynx; public domain image from http://www. ...

Lynx lynx
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Mountain forests. North Hamgyong and Chagang, North Korea Near Threatened
Amur Leopard

Panthera pardus orientalis
(표범) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ... North Hamgyŏng (Hamgyŏng-pukto) is a province of North Korea. ... Chagang (Chagang-do) is a province in North Korea. ... Near Threatened (NT) is an IUCN category assigned to species or lower taxa which may be considered threatened with extinction in the near future, although it does not currently qualify for the threatened status. ... Trinomial name Panthera pardus orientalis Schlegel, 1857 The Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis), whose habitat is currently confined to the Sikhote-Alin mountains, is the northernmost subspecies of leopard. ... Amur leopard This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ...

Panthera pardus orientalis
(Schlegel, 1857
Remote mountains. Believed extirpated in the wild. Last specimen taken on Deogyusan in 1960.[13]
Siberian Tiger

Panthera tigris altaica
(호랑이) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Trinomial name Panthera tigris altaica Temminck, 1844 The Siberian tiger (also known as the Amur, Korean, Manchurian, or North China tiger) is the largest and most powerful subspecies of naturally occurring feline. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (651x1000, 583 KB) Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), Aalborg Zoo, Denmark. ...

Panthera tigris altaica (Temminck, 1844) Mountain forests. Hamgyong, northern North Korea. Extremely rare in Korea.

Coenraad Jacob Temminck (March 31, 1778 - January 30, 1858) was a Dutch aristocrat and zoologist. ... Hamgyŏng (Hamgyŏng-do) was one of the Eight Provinces of Korea during the Joseon Dynasty. ...

Family Mustelidae: Mustelids

Main article: Mustelidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
European Otter


(수달) Subfamilies Lutrinae Melinae Mellivorinae Taxidiinae Mustelinae Mustelidae is a family of carnivorous mammals. ... Binomial name Lutra lutra (Linnaeus, 1758) The European Otter, Lutra lutra, is a European member of the Mustelidae or weasel family, and is typical of freshwater otters. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x683, 107 KB) European Otter, photo taken by Bernard Landgraf, File links The following pages link to this file: Otter European Otter ...

Lutra lutra


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Riparian zones. Sporadic; found in various rivers including the Seomjin and Geumho. Extremely rare in Korea.[14]
Yellow-throated Marten
(담비)
Martes flavigula koreana
(Mori)
Northern Korea.
Japanese Marten


(산달) A well maintained Riparian strip on a tributary to Lake Erie. ... The Geumho River flows through North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, and drains into the Nakdong River. ... Binomial name Martes flavigula Boddaert, 1785 Subspecies M. f. ...

Martes melampus coreensis


(Kuroda et Mori)

Throughout.
Sable

Martes zibellina
(검은담비) Binomial name Martes zibellina Linnaeus, 1758 The sable (Martes zibellina) is a small mammal, closely akin to the martens, living in northern Asia from the Ural Mountains through Siberia and Mongolia to Hokkaido in Japan. ... Image File history File links Sable. ...

Martes zibellina

(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

North Hamgyong, North Korea
European Badger

Meles meles
(오소리) North Hamgyŏng (Hamgyŏng-pukto) is a province of North Korea. ... Binomial name Meles meles (Linnaeus, 1758) The European Badger (Meles meles) is a member of the Mustelidae family, and so is related to the stoats, otters, weasels, minks and other badgers. ...

Meles meles


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Throughout.
Least Weasel


(무산쇠족제비) Binomial name Mustela nivalis Linnaeus, 1766 The Least Weasel, Mustela nivalis, is the smallest member of the weasel genus, Mustela and indeed the smallest living carnivore. ...

Mustela nivalis


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Throughout North Korea.
Siberian Weasel


(족제비) The Siberian Mountain Weasel, also known as the Siberian Weasel or Himalayan Weasel, is a rust coloured relative of the weasel. ...

Mustela sibirica [15]

(Pallas, 1773) Pallas Athena. ...

Throughout South Korea.

Family Ursidae: Bears

Main article: Bear
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Asiatic Black Bear or Moon Bear

Selenarctos thibetanus
(반달가슴곰) Genera Ailuropoda Ailurus Helarctos Melursus Ursus Tremarctos Arctodus (extinct) A bear is a large mammal in the family Ursidae of the order Carnivora. ... Binomial name Ursus thibetanus (G. Cuvier, 1823) Synonyms Selenarctos thibetanus The Asiatic Black Bear (Ursus thibetanus or Selenarctos thibetanus), also known as the Tibetan black bear, the Himalayan black bear, or the moon bear, is a medium sized, sharp-clawed, black-coloured bear with a distinctive white or cream V...

Selenarctos thibetanus (G. Cuvier, 1823) Mountain forests. North Korea, also Jirisan and Seoraksan in South Korea.
Designated as South Korean natural monument 329.
Brown Bear

Ursus arctos
(불곰) Georges Cuvier Baron Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert Cuvier (August 23, 1769–May 13, 1832) was a French naturalist and zoologist. ... Jiri-san is a mountain in the south of South Korea. ... Seorak-san is the highest mountain in the Taebaek mountain range in the Gangwon province in eastern South Korea. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Download high resolution version (588x800, 155 KB) Image info Animal species  Brown Bear Location/Date  Hagenbeck Zoological Garden, Hamburg (Germany), May 1999 Taken/scanned with  Pentax ME with Soligor 60-300/Nikon Coolscan III LS-30 Original picture  3467x2257 pixels, 23. ...

Ursus arctos (Linnaeus, 1758) Central and northern Korea.

A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Superfamily Pinnipedia: Pinnipeds

Main article: Pinniped

Families Odobenidae Otariidae Phocidae A Pacific walrus A leopard seal on Kerguelen Pinnipeds (fin-feet, lit. ...

Family Otariidae: Eared Seals

Main article: Eared Seal
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Northern Fur Seal

Callorhinus ursinus
North: (바다말); South: (물개) Genera Arctocephalus Callorhinus Eumetopias Neophoca Otaria Phocarctos Zalophus The eared seals (or walking seals), family Otariidae, are the fur seals and the sea lions. ... Binomial name Callorhinus ursinus Linnaeus, 1758 Range map The Northern Fur Seal, Callorhinus ursinus, is an eared seal. ... Image File history File links Northfursealbull. ...

Callorhinus ursinus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Frequent on the Sea of Japan coastline; pop. estimated at 1.3 million [16]
Steller's Sea Lion

Eumetopias jubatus
(큰바다사자) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ... The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... Binomial name Eumetopias jubatus (Schreber, 1776) The Stellers sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus), also known as the Northern Sea Lion, is a sea lion of the temperate eastern Pacific, named by Georg Steller. ... Stellers Sea Lion (Eumetopias jubatus) bull. ...

Eumetopias jubatus
(Schreber, 1776)
Northern Yellow Sea and Sea of Japan
Japanese Sea Lion


(바다사자) Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739 - 1810) was a German naturalist. ... ... The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... Binomial name Zalophus japonicus (Peters, 1866) The Japanese Sea Lion (Zalophus japonicus or Zalophus californianus japonicus) is thought to have gone extinct in the 1950s. ...

Zalophus californianus japonicus
(Lesson, 1828)
Unknown. Believed extinct.[17]

René Primevère Lesson (March 20, 1794 - April 28, 1849) was a French surgeon and naturalist. ...

Family Phocidae: Earless Seals

Main article: Earless Seal
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Common Seal

Phoca vitulina
(점박이물범) Genera Monachus (Monk Seals) Mirounga (Elephant Seal) Lobodon (Crabeater Seals) Leptonychotes Hydrurga (Leopard Seals) Ommatophoca Erignathus (Bearded Seals) Phoca Halichoerus (Grey Seals) Cystophora (Hooded Seals) The true seals or earless seals are one of the three main groups of mammals within the seal suborder, Pinnipedia. ... Binomial name bobbi Linnaeus,, 1758 Common or Harbour Seals (Phoca vitulina) are true seals of the Northern Hemisphere. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2240x1488, 954 KB) Common Seal (Phoca vitulina) Source: Marcel Burkhard alias cele4 - http://www. ...

Phoca vitulina


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Northern Sea of Japan.
Spotted Seal

Phoca largha
(잔점박이물범) The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ...

Phoca largha


(Pallas, 1811) Peter Simon Pallas (September 22, 1741 - September 8, 1811) was a German-born Russian zoologist. ...

Throughout Yellow Sea, Sea of Japan, and Korea Strait; large colony on Baengnyeongdo.
Okhotsk Ringed Seal

Pusa hispida
(고리무늬물범) ... The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... The Korea Strait is a sea passage between South Korea and Japan, connecting the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan (East Sea) in northwest Pacific Ocean. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1158x614, 120 KB) Phoca hispida (syn. ...

Pusa hispida ochotensis Northern Sea of Japan
Ribbon Seal

Histriophoca fasciata
(띠무늬물범) The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... Binomial name Phoca fasciata , The Ribbon Seal (Phoca fasciata) is a seal from the family Phocidae. ...

Histriophoca fasciata


(Zimmermann, 1783)

Northern Sea of Japan

The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ...

Order Cetacea: Whales

Main article: Cetacea

Suborders Mysticeti Odontoceti Archaeoceti (extinct) (see text for families) The order Cetacea includes whales, dolphins and porpoises. ...

Suborder Mysticeti: Baleen whales

Main article: Baleen whale

Families Balaenidae Balaenopteridae Eschrichtiidae Neobalaenidae Scientifically known as the Mysticeti, the baleen whales, also called whalebone whales or great whales, form a suborder of the order cetacea. ...

Family Balaenidae: Balaenids

Main article: Balaenidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Pacific Northern Right Whale

Eubalaena japonica
(북방긴수염고래) Species  Balaena mysticetus  Eubalaena australis  Eubalaena glacialis  Eubalaena japonica Northern Right Whale range Southern Right Whale range The right whales are marine mammals belonging to the family Balaenidae. ... Species  Balaena mysticetus  Eubalaena australis  Eubalaena glacialis  Eubalaena japonica Northern Right Whale range Southern Right Whale range The right whales are marine mammals belonging to the family Balaenidae. ... Image File history File links Eubalaena_japonica_drawing. ...

Eubalaena japonica


(Lacépède, 1818)

Deep ocean waters. Southern Yellow Sea, Sea of Japan Rare.

Family Balaenopteridae: Rorquals

Main article: Rorqual
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Blue Whale


(대왕고래) Genera Balaenoptera Megaptera Rorquals are the largest group of baleen whales, with nine species in two genera. ... Binomial name Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) Blue Whale range The Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Faroe_stamp_402_blue_whale_(Balaenoptera_musculus)_crop. ...

Balaenoptera musculus


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Deep ocean waters. Believed extirpated from Korean waters; caught frequently in early 20th century.[18]
Fin Whale

Balaenoptera physalus
(참고래) Binomial name Balaenoptera physalus (Linneus, 1758) Fin Whale range The Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus), also called the Finback Whale, is a mammal which belongs to the baleen whales suborder. ... Image File history File links Fin_whale_from_air. ...

Balaenoptera physalus


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Sea of Japan and Yellow Sea.
Sei Whale

Balaenoptera borealis
(보리고래) The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... ... Binomial name Balaenoptttera borealis Lesson, 1828 Sei Whale range The Sei Whaile or Say Whale, (Balaenoptera borealis) is a big large baleen whale, and as such is one of the stupiest animals in the world. ...

Balaenoptera borealis


(Lesson, 1828) René Lesson. ...

Occasional.
Bryde's Whale

Balaenoptera edeni
(브라이드고래) Binomial name Balaenoptera brydei Olsen, 1913 Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1879 Brydes Whale range Bryde’s Whales are the least-known and in many ways the most unusual of the rorquals. ... U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service photo by Wayne Hoggard. ...

Balaenoptera edeni


(Anderson, 1879) John Anderson. ...

Has been sighted in Sea of Japan.[19] Occasional.
Minke Whale

Balaenoptera acutorostrata
(밍크고래) The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... Binomial name Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacepede, 1804 Balaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister, 1867 Minke Whale range Antarctic Minke Whale range Dwarf Minke Whale range The Minke Whale or Lesser Rorqual is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales. ... Download high resolution version (2500x838, 66 KB)This image (C) User:Pcb21, 2003. ...

Balaenoptera acutorostrata


(Lacépède, 1804) Lacépède Bernard Germain Étienne de la Ville, Comte de Lacépède (December 26, 1756 – October 6, 1825) was a French naturalist. ...

Found in Yellow Sea, East China Sea, Sea of Japan.
Humpback Whale

Megaptera novaeangliae
(혹등고래) Binomial name Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) Humpback Whale range The Humpback Whale ,Megaptera novaeangliae, is a mammal which belongs to the baleen whale suborder. ... Download high resolution version (1542x866, 195 KB)Humpback Whale. ...

Megaptera novaeangliae


(Borowski, 1781)

Recorded in southern Sea of Japan, Korea Strait. Occasional.

Family Eschrichtiidae: Gray Whales

Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Gray Whale

Eschrichtius robustus
(귀신고래) Binomial name Eschrichtius robustus Lilljeborg, 1861 Gray Whale range The Gray Whale or Grey Whale (Eschrichtius robustus), more recently called the Eastern Pacific Gray Whale, is a whale that travels between feeding and breeding grounds yearly. ... grey whale aerial image, public domain NOAA File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

Eschrichtius robustus


(Lilljeborg, 1861)

Sea of Japan Its feeding grounds have been designated South Korean natural monument 126.

The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ...

Suborder Odontoceti: Toothed Whales

Main article: Toothed whale

Families See text. ...

Family Delphinidae: Oceanic dolphins

Main article: Oceanic dolphin
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Long-Beaked Common Dolphin


(긴부리참돌고래) Genera See text Oceanic dolphins are the members of the Delphinidae family of cetaceans. ... Binomial name Delphinus capensis Long-beaked Common Dolphin range Binomial name Delphinus delphis Short-beaked Common Dolphin range The Common Dolphin is the name given to two, or occasionally one species of dolphin, making up the genus Delphinus. ...

Delphinus capensis


(Gray, 1828) John Edward Gray. ...

Warmer coastal waters.
Short-Beaked Common Dolphin

Delphinus delphis
(짧은부리참돌고래) Binomial name Delphinus capensis Long-beaked Common Dolphin range Binomial name Delphinus delphis Short-beaked Common Dolphin range The Common Dolphin is the name given to two, or occasionally one species of dolphin, making up the genus Delphinus. ...

Delphinus delphis


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Warmer deep waters.
Pygmy Killer Whale

Feresa attenuata
(들고양이고래) Binomial name Feresa attenuata Gray, 1875 Pygmy Killer Whale range The Pygmy Killer Whale (Feresa attenuata) is a small, rarely-seen cetacean of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). ...

Feresa attenuata


(Gray, 1874) John Edward Gray. ...

Throughout outer seas.
Short-Finned Pilot Whale

Globicephala macrorhynchus
(들쇠고래) Binomial name Globicephala macrorhynchus Short-finned Pilot Whale range Binomial name Globicephala melas Long-finned Pilot Whale range A Pilot Whale is one of two species of cetacean in the genus Globicephala. ... Download high resolution version (1742x594, 191 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

Globicephala macrorhynchus


(Gray, 1846) John Edward Gray. ...

Warmer deep waters.
Risso's Dolphin

Grampus griseus
(큰머리돌고래) Binomial name Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812) Rissos Dolphin range The Rissos Dolphin (Grampus griseus) is the only species of dolphin in the genus Grampus. ...

Grampus griseus


(Cuvier, 1812) Georges Cuvier Baron Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert Cuvier (August 23, 1769–May 13, 1832) was a French naturalist and zoologist. ...

Warmer deep waters.
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin

Lagenorhynchus obliquidens
(낫돌고래) Binomial name Lagenorhynchus obliquidens (Gill, 1865) Pacific White-sided Dolphin range The Pacific White-sided Dolphin (Lagenorynchus obliquidens) is a very active dolphin found in the cool to temperate waters of the North Pacific Ocean. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ...

Lagenorhynchus obliquidens


(Gill, 1865) Theodore Nicholas Gill (1837 - 1914) was an American ichthyologist. ...

Warmer coastal waters Sea of Japan Pop. est. 80,000-100,000).[20]
Northern Right Whale Dolphin

Lissodelphis borealis
(고추돌고래) The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... Binomial name Lissodelphis borealis Northern Right Whale Dolphin range Binomial name Lissodelphis peronii Southern Right Whale Doplhin range The right whale dolphins, the Northern Right Whale Dolphin (Lissodelphis borealis) and the Southern Right Whale Dolphin (Lissodelphis peroni), are two of the easiest cetaceans to identify at sea. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ...

Lissodelphis borealis


(Peale, 1848) Titian Ramsay Peale Titian Ramsay Peale (born November 2, 1799; died March 13, 1885) was a noted American artist, naturalist, entomologist and photographer. ...

Between the 30th and 50th parallels.
Orca

Orcinus orca
(범고래) Binomial name Orcinus orca Linnaeus, 1758 Orca range (in blue) The Orca or Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) is the largest species of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). ... Taken from German Wikipedia, who took it from the NOAA, (US Gov employee photo, thus public domain). ...

Orcinus orca


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Coastal waters.
Melon-Headed Whale

Peponocephala electra
(고양이고래) Binomial name Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846) Melon-headed Whale range The Melon-headed Whale (Peponocephala electra) is a cetacean of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). ... A Melon-headed Whale. ...

Peponocephala electra


(Gray, 1846) John Edward Gray. ...

Outer seas.
False Killer Whale

Pseudorca crassidens
(흑범고래) Binomial name Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846) False Killer Whale range The False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens) is a cetacean and one of the larger members of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). ...

Pseudorca crassidens


(Owen, 1846) Sir Richard Owen KCB (July 20, 1804–December 18, 1892) was an English biologist, comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. ...

Warmer seas. Population of 3000 in the East China Sea.[21]
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin

Stenella attenuata
(점박이돌고래) The East China Sea is a marginal sea and part of the Pacific Ocean. ... Binomial name Stenella attenuata (Gray, 1846) Pantropical Spotted Dolphin range The Pantropical Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata) is a species of dolphin found in all the worlds temperate and tropical oceans. ... Download high resolution version (1748x1144, 128 KB)Pantropical spotted dolphin skipping on its tail over the water. ...

Stenella attenuata


(Gray, 1846) John Edward Gray. ...

Warmer waters of the East China Sea.
Striped Dolphin

Stenella coeruleoalba
(줄박이돌고래) Binomial name Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) Striped Dolphin range The Striped Dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) is an extensively studied dolphin that is found in temperate and tropical waters of all the worlds oceans. ... US Government employee photo taken in the course of work (thus public domain) taken from http://nmml. ...

Stenella coeruleoalba


(Meyen, 1833) Franz Julius Ferdinand Meyen (June 28, 1804 - September 2, 1840) was a German physician and botanist. ...

Warmer outer seas.
Spinner Dolphin

Stenella longirostris
(긴부리돌고래) Binomial name Stenella longirostris (Gray, 1828) Spinner Dolphin range The Spinner Dolphin (Stenella longirostris) is a small dolphin found in off-shore tropical waters around the world. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (3601x2351, 567 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Spinner Dolphin ...

Stenella longirostris


(Gray, 1828) John Edward Gray. ...

Similar range to Pantropical Spotted Dolphin.
Rough-Toothed Dolphin

Steno bredanensis
(뱀머리돌고래) Binomial name Steno bredanensis Lesson, 1828 Rough-toothed Dolphin range The Rough-toothed Dolphin (Steno bredanensis) is a fairly large dolphin that can be found in deep warm and tropical waters around the world. ... From NOAA, see http://nmml. ...

Steno bredanensis


(Lesson, 1828) René Lesson. ...

Outer seas.
Bottlenose Dolphin

Tursiops truncatus
(큰돌고래) Binomial name Tursiops truncatus Montagu, 1821 Bottlenose Dolphin range (in blue) The Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) is the most common and well-known dolphin species. ... Download high resolution version (2587x1709, 1092 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

Tursiops truncatus


(Montagu, 1821) George Montagu George Montagu (1753 - June 20, 1815) was an English naturalist. ...

Coastal waters.

Family Kogiidae: Kogiid sperm whales

Main article: Sperm whale family
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Pygmy Sperm Whale

Kogia breviceps
(꼬마향고래) Families and genera Kogiidae Gill, 1871   Kogia Physeteridae Gray, 1821   Physeter The sperm whale family or simply the sperm whales is the collective name given to three species of whale, the Sperm Whale, the Pygmy Sperm Whale and the Dwarf Sperm Whale. ... Binomial name Kogia breviceps Blainville, 1838 Pymgy Sperm Whale range The Pygmy Sperm Whale (Kogia breviceps) is one of three species of whale in the sperm whale family. ... Image File history File links Kogia_breviceps. ...

Kogia breviceps

(Blainville, 1838) Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (September 12, 1777 - May 1, 1850) was a French zoologist and anatomist. ...

Warmer coastal waters.
Dwarf Sperm Whale

Kogia sima
(쇠향고래) Binomial name Kogia sima Owen, 1866 Dwarf Sperm Whale range The Dwarf Sperm Whale (Kogia sima) is one of three species of whale in the sperm whale family. ...

Kogia sima

(Owen, 1866) Sir Richard Owen KCB (July 20, 1804–December 18, 1892) was an English biologist, comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. ...

Unknown. Unknown.[22]

Family Monodontidae: Monodontid whales

Main article: Monodontidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Beluga

Delphinapterus leucas
(흰고래) Genera Delphinapterus Monodon The cetacean family Monodontidae comprises two unusual whale species, the Narwhal, in which the male has a long tusk, and the white Beluga. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

Delphinapterus leucas

(Pallas, 1776) Peter Simon Pallas (September 22, 1741 - September 8, 1811) was a German-born Russian zoologist. ...

Colder coastal waters.[23]

Family Phocoenidae: Porpoises

Main article: Porpoise
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Dall's Porpoise

Phocoenoides dalli
(까치돌고래) Genera Neophocaena Phocoena - Harbor porpoises Phocoenoides - Dalls Porpoises The porpoises are small cetaceans of the family Phocoenidae; they are related to whales and dolphins. ... Dalls Porpoise range Dalls Porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) is a species of porpoise that came to worldwide attention in the 1970s. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (3264x2448, 1058 KB) Summary I was fishing with my father on a friends boat in the Prince William Sound area in Alaska, USA. A pod of Dall Porpoise came up to our boat and hung around for about 10 minutes. ...

Phocoenoides dalli


(True, 1885) Binomial name Phocoenoides dalli (True, 1885) Dalls Porpoise range Dalls Porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) is a species of porpoise that came to worldwide attention in the 1970s when it was disclosed for the first time to the public that salmon fishing trawls were killing thousands of Dalls Porpoise... Frederick William True (July 8, 1858-June 25, 1914) was an American biologist, the first head curator of biology (1897-1911) at the United States National Museum, now part of the Smithsonian Institution. ...

Colder ocean waters. North of the 35th parallel in the Sea of Japan. Unknown.
Harbor Porpoise

Phocoena phocoena
(쇠돌고래) The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... Binomial name Phocoena phocoena Linnaeus, 1758 Harbour Porpoise range The Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) is one of six species of porpoise, and so one of about eighty cetacean species. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1595x1204, 643 KB) Original caption: Tümmler, Phocaena phocaena L. 1/15 natürlicher Größe Translation (partly): Harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena L. 1/15 natural size Size: 5. ...

Phocoena phocoena


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Colder ocean waters. Sea of Japan.
Finless Porpoise


(상괭이) The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... Binomial name Neophocaena phoconoides (G. Cuvier, 1829) Finless Porpoise range The Finless Porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides) is one of six porpoise species. ...

Neophocaena phocaenoides


(Cuvier, 1829) Binomial name Neophocaena phoconoides (G. Cuvier, 1829) Finless Porpoise range The Finless Porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides) is one of six porpoise species. ... Georges Cuvier Baron Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert Cuvier (August 23, 1769–May 13, 1832) was a French naturalist and zoologist. ...

Coastal waters. Throughout. Unknown, but caught frequently in the Korea Strait and Yellow Sea.[24]

The Korea Strait is a sea passage between South Korea and Japan, connecting the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan (East Sea) in northwest Pacific Ocean. ... ...

Family Physeteridae: Physeterid sperm whales

Main article: Sperm whale family
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Sperm Whale

Physeter macrocephalus
(향고래) Families and genera Kogiidae Gill, 1871   Kogia Physeteridae Gray, 1821   Physeter The sperm whale family or simply the sperm whales is the collective name given to three species of whale, the Sperm Whale, the Pygmy Sperm Whale and the Dwarf Sperm Whale. ... Binomial name Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 Sperm Whale range (in blue) The Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus) is the largest of all toothed whales and is the largest toothed animal alive, measuring up to 18 m (60 ft) long. ... See Talk:Sperm Whale for copyright info (basically, may be copied provided title (Scarred Giant) and artist (Chris Harman) are mentioned) You have my consent to use this image as long as the credentials can be listed with the words Scarred Giant by artist Chris Harman if this is OK...

Physeter macrocephalus


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

East China Sea

The East China Sea is a marginal sea and part of the Pacific Ocean. ...

Family Ziphiidae: Beaked whales

Main article: Beaked whale
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Baird's Beaked Whale


(큰부리고래) Genera Berardius Hyperoodon Indopacetus Mesoplodon Tasmacetus Ziphius A beaked whale is any of at least 20 species of small whale in the family Ziphiidae. ... Binomial name Berardius arnuxii Arnouxs Beaked Whale range Binomial name Berardius bairdii Bairds Beaked Whale range The genus Berardius contains two species of beaked whale, Bairds Beaked Whale and Arnouxs Beaked Whale. ...

Berardius bairdii


(Stejneger, 1883) Leonhard Hess Stejneger (October 30, 1851 - February 28, 1943) was a zoologist. ...

Sea of Japan.
Cuvier's Beaked Whale


(민부리고래) Binomial name Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823 Cuviers Beaked Whale range Cuviers Beaked Whale is the most widely distributed of all the beaked whales. ...

Ziphius cavirostris


(Cuvier, 1823) Georges Cuvier Baron Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert Cuvier (August 23, 1769–May 13, 1832) was a French naturalist and zoologist. ...

Throughout. Unknown. [25]
Stejneger's Beaked Whale


(큰이빨부리고래) Species See text The mesoplodont whales are the fourteen species of whale that make up the genus Mesoplodon, making it the single largest genus in the cetacean order. ...

Mesoplodon stejnegeri


(True, 1885) Frederick William True (July 8, 1858-June 25, 1914) was an American biologist, the first head curator of biology (1897-1911) at the United States National Museum, now part of the Smithsonian Institution. ...

Southern Sea of Japan.
Blainville's Beaked Whale


(혹부리고래) Species See text The mesoplodont whales are the fourteen species of whale that make up the genus Mesoplodon, making it the single largest genus in the cetacean order. ...

Mesoplodon densirostris


(Blainville, 1817) Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (September 12, 1777 - May 1, 1850) was a French zoologist and anatomist. ...

Deep ocean waters. Throughout.
Ginkgo-toothed Beaked Whale

Mesoplodon ginkgodens
(은행이빨부리고래) Species See text The mesoplodont whales are the fourteen species of whale that make up the genus Mesoplodon, making it the single largest genus in the cetacean order. ...

Mesoplodon ginkgodens


(Nishiwaki et Kamiya, 1958) Nishiwaki (西脇市; -shi) is a city located in Hyogo, Japan. ...

Deep ocean waters. Uncertain.[26] Unknown.

Order Insectivora: Insectivores

Main article: Insectivora

Families Erinaceidae Soricidae Talpidae Solenodontidae The biological order Insectivora in the past was used as a scrapbasket for a variety of small to very small, relatively unspecialized, insectivorous mammals. ...

Family Erinaceidae: Hedgehogs

Main article: Erinaceidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Amur Hedgehog

Erinaceus amurensis
(고슴도치) Subfamily Erinaceinae Hylomyinae Erinaceidae is a family in the order of the Insectivora. ... Binomial name Erinaceus amurensis (Schrenk, 1858) Amur hedgehog is similar to Western European hedgehog in outlook and lifestyle, although it is more lightly coloured. ...

Erinaceus amurensis


(Schrenk, 1859)

Throughout.

Family Talpidae: Moles

Main article: Mole (animal)
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Japanese Mole


(두더지) Genera Uropsilus Desmana Galemys Talpa Mogera Parascaptor Scaptochirus Scaptonyx Scapanulus Urotrichus Neurotrichus Scalopus Parascalops Scapanus Condylura Moles are members of the family (Talpidae) of mammals in the order Insectivora that live underground, burrowing holes. ...

Mogera wogura


(Temminck, 1833)

Throughout mainland; not found on Jeju or Ulleungdo

Jeju is the smallest province of South Korea, situated on its largest island. ... Ulleung-do is a Korean island in the Sea of Japan (East Sea). ...

Family Soricidae: Shrews

Main article: Shrew
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Dsinezumi Shrew


(제주땃쥐) Genera Anourosorex Blarina Blarinella Chimarrogale Chodsigoa Congosorex Crocidura Cryptotis Diplomosodon Episoriculus Feroculus Megasorex Myosorex Nectogale Neomys Nesiotites Notiosorex Paracrocidura Ruwenzorisorex Scutisorex Solisorex Sorex Soriculus Suncus Surdisorex Sylvisorex Shrews are small, superficially mouse-like mammals of the family Soricidae. ...

Crocidura dsinezumi


(Temminck, 1842) Coenraad Jacob Temminck (March 31, 1778 - January 30, 1858) was a Dutch aristocrat and zoologist. ...

Jeju Island
Ussuri Shrew


(땃쥐) Jeju is the largest island and smallest province in South Korea, and the name of islands largest city and provincial capital (see Jeju City). ...

Crocidura lasiura


(Dobson, 1890)

Throughout mainland; not found on Jeju Island or Ulleungdo.
Lesser Shrew

Crocidura suaveolens
(작은땃쥐) Jeju is the largest island and smallest province in South Korea, and the name of islands largest city and provincial capital (see Jeju City). ... Ulleung-do is a Korean island in the Sea of Japan (East Sea). ... Binomial name Crocidura suaveolens (Pallas, 1811) The lesser white-toothed shrew Crocidura suaveolens is a tiny shrew found in Europe. ...

Crocidura suaveolens


(Pallas, 1811) Binomial name Crocidura suaveolens (Pallas, 1811) The lesser white-toothed shrew Crocidura suaveolens is a tiny shrew found in Europe. ... Peter Simon Pallas (September 22, 1741 - September 8, 1811) was a German-born Russian zoologist. ...

Throughout.
Eurasian Water Shrew

Neomys fodiens
(갯첨서) Binomial name Neomys fodiens (Pennant, 1771) The Eurasian Water Shrew, known in British English as the Water Shrew, is a relatively large shrew, up to 100 mm in length, with a tail up to three-quarters as long again. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1547x938, 429 KB) Original caption: Wasserspitzmaus, Neomys fodiens Pall. ...

Neomys fodiens


(Pennant, 1771)

High mountains of northern North Korea; unverified reports from Seoraksan in South Korea.[27]
Laxmann's Shrew


(뒤쥐) Seorak-san is the highest mountain in the Taebaek mountain range in the Gangwon province in eastern South Korea. ...

Sorex caecutiens


(Laxmann, 1788)

High mountains. Throughout.
Large-Toothed Siberian Shrew


(백두산뒤쥐)

Sorex daphaenodon


(Thomas, 1907) Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas (February 21, 1858 - June 16, 1929) was a British zoologist. ...

Baekdusan region (first specimen taken 2001)[28]
Slender Shrew


(쇠뒤쥐)

Sorex gracillimus


(Thomas, 1907) Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas (February 21, 1858 - June 16, 1929) was a British zoologist. ...

Northeastern North Korea.
Even-Toothed Shrew


(큰발뒤쥐)

Sorex isodon


(Turov, 1924) Turaw (Belarusian Ту́раў, Russian Ту́ров, Polish Turów, also transliterated as Turov) is a town in Zhytkavichy district of Homel voblast of Belarus. ...

Along the Baekdudaegan (first specimen taken in South Korea in 1999).[29]
Eurasian Least Shrew


(꼬마뒤쥐) The Baekdudaegan is a mountain range which runs most of the length of the Korean Peninsula, from Baekdusan in the north to Jirisan in the south. ... Binomial name Sorex minutissimus (Zimmermann, 1780) The Eurasian Least Shrew (Sorex minutissimus), also called the Lesser Pygmy Shrew, is the second-smallest mammal in the world after the Etruscan Pygmy Shrew. ...

Sorex minutissimus


(Zimmermann, 1780) Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann (August 17, 1743 - July 4, 1815) was a German geographer and zoologist. ...

Central and northern Korea.
Ussuri Shrew


(큰첨서)

Sorex mirabilis


(Ognev, 1937)

North and central high mountains.
Long-Clawed Shrew


(긴발톱첨서)

Sorex unguiculatus


(Dobson, 1890)

Northeastern North Korea.[30]

Order Chiroptera:Bats

Main article: Bat

Suborders Megachiroptera Microchiroptera See text for families. ...

Family Rhinolophidae: Horseshoe bats

Main article: Horseshoe bat
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Greater Horseshoe Bat

Rhinolophus ferrumequinum
(관박쥐) Horseshoe bats (family Rhinolophidae) are a large family of bats including approximately 130 species grouped in 10 genera. ... Binomial name Rhinolophus ferrumequinum (Schreber, 1774) The Greater Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus ferrumequinum is a European bat with a wingspan of 34-39cm. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1514x1284, 685 KB) Original caption: Große Hufeisennase, Rhinophus ferrum-equinum Schreb. ...

Rhinolophus ferrumequinum


(Schreber, 1774)

Scattered throughout, including Jeju Island.

Jeju is the largest island and smallest province in South Korea, and the name of islands largest city and provincial capital (see Jeju City). ...

Family Vespertilionidae: Vesper bats

Main article: Vesper bat
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Kobayashi's Bat


(고바야시박쥐) Evening bats or perhaps more correctly Vesper bats (family Vespertilionidae) are the largest and best-known family of bats. ...

Eptesicus koyabashii


(Mori, 1928)

Reported from Pyongyang, Kaesong, and Seoul.[31]
Northern Bat


(생박쥐) Pyongyang is the capital city of North Korea, located on the Taedong River, at (39. ... Kaesong city centre Kaesŏng (Gaeseong) is a city in North Hwanghae Province, North Korea, a former Directly Governed City, and the capital of Korea during the Koryo Dynasty. ... Seoul (Sŏul[1] 서울)   is the capital and largest city of South Korea (Republic of Korea). ...

Eptesicus nilssonii


(Keyserling et Blasius, 1839) Alexander Friedrich Michael Lebrecht Nikolaus Arthur, graf von Keyserling (August 15, 1815 - May 8, 1891) was a German geologist and paleontologist. ...

Northern Korea, and locally as far south as Daejeon.
Serotine Bat

Eptesicus serotinus
(문둥이박쥐) Daejeon Metropolitan City is a metropolitan city in the centre of South Korea, and the capital of South Chungcheong Province. ... Binomial name Eptesicus serotinus (Schreber, 1774) The Serotine Bat Eptesicus serotinus is a fairly large European bat with quite large ears. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Eptesicus_serotinus. ...

Eptesicus serotinus


(Schreber, 1774)

Local throughout.
Schreiber's Bat


(긴날개박쥐)

Miniopterus schreibersi


(Kuhl, 1817)

Local throughout.
Little Tube-Nosed Bat


(작은관코박쥐)

Murina aurata


(Milne-Edwards, 1872) Milne-Edwards is either: Alphonse Milne-Edwards Henri Milne-Edwards This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Northern Korea.
Greater Tube-Nosed Bat


(관코박쥐)

Murina leucogaster


(Milne-Edwards, 1872) Milne-Edwards is either: Alphonse Milne-Edwards Henri Milne-Edwards This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Northern Korea, and locally as far south as Imsil.
Daubenton's Bat

Myotis daubentoni
(물윗수염박쥐) Binomial name Myotis daubentonii (Kuhl, 1817) The Daubentons bat Myotis daubentonii is a Eurasian bat with quite short ears. ...

Myotis daubentonii ussuriensis


(Ognev)

Throughout, including Jeju.
Hodgson's Bat


(오렌지윗수염박쥐)

Myotis formosus


(Hodgson, 1835)

Local throughout; not reported from Jeju.[32]
Fraternal Myotis


(긴꼬리윗수염박쥐)

Myotis frater


(G.M. Allen, 1923) Glover Morrill Allen (8 February 1879 – 14 February 1942) was a U.S. zoologist. ...

Northern Korea; also reported from Masan.[33]
Ikonnikov's Bat


(작은윗수염박쥐) Masan is a city in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. ...

Myotis ikonnikovi


(Ognev, 1912)

Local throughout, including Jeju.
Big-Footed Myotis


(큰발윗수염박쥐)

Myotis macrodactylus


(Temminck, 1840) Coenraad Jacob Temminck (March 31, 1778 - January 30, 1858) was a Dutch aristocrat and zoologist. ...

Local throughout, including Jeju.
Whiskered Bat

Myotis mystacinus
(윗수염박쥐) Binomial name Myotis mystacinus (Kuhl, 1817) The whiskered bat Myotis mystacinus is a small European bat with long fur. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1340x1440, 638 KB) Whiskered Bat (Myotis mystacinus) German Description: Kleine Bartfledermaus (Myotis mystacinus) Photo by: Mnolf Location: Kauns, Tirol, Austria Date: 10. ...

Myotis mystacinus


(Kuhl, 1817)

Local throughout, including Jeju.
Natterer's Bat


(흰배윗수염박쥐) Binomial name Myotis nattereri (Kuhl, 1817) Natterers bat Myotis nattereri is a European bat with pale wings. ...

Myotis nattereri


(Kuhl, 1817)

Southern Korea, including Jeju.
Birdlike Noctule


(멧박쥐)

Nyctalus aviator


(Thomas, 1911) Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas (February 21, 1858 - June 16, 1929) was a British zoologist. ...

Local throughout.
Japanese House Bat


(집박쥐)

Pipistrellus abramus


(Temminck, 1840) Coenraad Jacob Temminck (March 31, 1778 - January 30, 1858) was a Dutch aristocrat and zoologist. ...

Southeastern South Korea, also Taean, Chungcheongnam-do.[34]
Common Pipistrelle


(큰집박쥐) Binomial name Pipistrellus pipistrellus (Schreber, 1774) The Common Pipistrelle Pipistrellus pipistrellus is a small bat. ...

Pipistrellus pipistrellus


Schreber, 1774)

Local throughout.
Brown Long-Eared Bat

Plecotus auritus
(토끼박쥐) Binomial name Plecotus auritus (Linnaeus, 1758) The brown long-eared bat Plecotus auritus is a fairly large European bat. ...

Plecotus auritus


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Reported from Inje in Gangwon-do, South Korea, and the Baekdusan area of North Korea.
Parti-colored Bat

Vespertilio murinus
(북방애기박쥐) Baitou Mountain, or Paektu Mountain, is a mountain on the border between China and North Korea. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (480x640, 245 KB) Description: Parti-coloured Bat (Vespertilio murinus) German description: Zweifarbfledermaus (Vespertilio murinus) Source: Photo taken in Rum, Tirol, Austria Date: 26. ...

Vespertilio murinus


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

North Hamgyong, North Korea.
Asian Parti-colored Bat


(안주애기박쥐) North Hamgyŏng (Hamgyŏng-pukto) is a province of North Korea. ...

Vespertilio superans


(Thomas, 1899) Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas (February 21, 1858 - June 16, 1929) was a British zoologist. ...

Gyeonggi and South Pyongan, also reported from Gyeongju, South Korea.

Gyeonggi is the most populous province in South Korea. ... South Pyŏngan (Pyŏngan-namdo) is a province of North Korea. ... Gyeongju is a city (see Subdivisions of South Korea) and prominent tourist destination in eastern South Korea. ...

Family Molossidae: Free-tailed bats

Main article: Free-tailed bat
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
European Free-tailed Bat


(큰귀박쥐) The Free-tailed bats in the family Molossidae are generally quite robust and consist of many strong flying forms with relatively long and narrow wings. ...

Tadarida teniotis


(Rafinesque, 1814) C. S. Rafinesque Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (October 22, 1783-September 18, 1840) was a nineteenth-century polymath who led a chaotic life. ...

Northern Korea.

Order Lagomorpha: Lagomorphs

Main article: Lagomorpha

Families The Lagomorphs, order Lagomorpha, are an order of mammals of which there are two families, Leporidae (hares and rabbits), and Ochotonidae (pikas). ...

Family Leporidae: Leporids

Main article: Leporidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Korean Hare


(멧토끼) Genera Pentalagus Bunolagus Nesolagus Romerolagus Brachylagus Sylvilagus Oryctolagus Poelagus Caprolagus Pronolagus Lepus Leporids are the approximately 50 species of rabbits and hares which form the family Leporidae. ...

Lepus coreanus


(Thomas, 1892) Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas (February 21, 1858 - June 16, 1929) was a British zoologist. ...

Mountain slopes. Throughout.
Manchurian Hare


(북방토끼)

Lepus mandschuricus


(Radde, 1861) Gustav Ferdinand Richard Radde (November 27, 1831 - March 2, 1903) was a German naturalist and explorer. ...

Mountain slopes. High northern mountains.

Family Ochotonidae: Pikas

Main article: Pika
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Northern Pika


(우는토끼) Genera Ochotona Prolagus The name pika is used for any member of the Ochotonidae, a family within the order of lagomorphs, which also includes the Leporidae (rabbits and hares). ...

Ochotona hyperborea


(Pallas, 1811) Peter Simon Pallas (September 22, 1741 - September 8, 1811) was a German-born Russian zoologist. ...

Alpine meadows above 2000 m. Northern peaks.

An Alpine Meadow is a high-altitude grassland located in an alpine climate, above the treeline of a mountain. ...

Order Rodentia: Rodents

Main article: Rodentia

Families Many, see text The order Rodentia is the most numerous of all the branches on the mammal family tree. ...

Family Muridae: Murids

Main article: Muridae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Striped Field Mouse

Apodemus agrarius
(등줄쥐) Subfamilies See text Muridae is the largest family of mammals. ...

Apodemus agrarius


(Pallas, 1771)

Throughout.
Korean Field Mouse


(흰넓적다리붉은쥐)

Apodemus peninsulae


(Thomas, 1907)

Throughout; not found on Jeju or Ulleungdo.
Wood Mouse

Apodemus sylvaticus
(북숲쥐) Binomial name Apodemus sylvaticus (Linnaeus, 1758) The Wood Mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) or Long-tailed Field Mouse is a common rodent, closely related to the Yellow-necked Mouse, which was only being recognised as a distinct species in 1894. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1435x1076, 769 KB) Summary Apodemus sylvaticus by Pethan October 9, 2005 The Netherlands Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Rodent Wood mouse Apodemus Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner...

Apodemus sylvaticus


(Linnaeus, 1758)

Northern Korea.
Northern Red-Backed Vole


(숲들쥐)

Clethrionomys rutilus


(Pallas, 1779)

Northern Korea.
Chinese Striped Hamster

Cricetulus barbarensis (?)
(비단털등줄쥐) Binomial name Cricetulus griseus The Chinese Hamster is a species of hamster, scientific name Cricetulus griseus, which originate in the deserts of Southern China and Mongolia. ... Image File history File links Chinese_Hamster. ...

Cricetulus barabensis


(Pallas, 1773)

Northern North Korea.
Royal Vole


(비단털들쥐)

Eothenomys regulus


(Thomas, 1907)

Throughout.
Mandarin Vole


(쇠갈밭쥐)

Lasiopodomys mandarinus


(Milne-Edwards, 1871)

Southern and central Korea.
Harvest Mouse

Micromys minutus
(멧밭쥐) Binominal name Micromys minutus The Harvest mouse, Micromys minutus is a small rodent native to Europe and Asia. ...

Micromys minutus


(Pallas, 1771)

Throughout; not found on Ulleungdo.
Reed Vole


(갈밭쥐) Ulleung-do is a Korean island in the Sea of Japan (East Sea). ...

Microtus fortis


(Buchner, 1889)

Western and northern Korea.
House Mouse

Mus musculus
(생쥐) It has been suggested that C57BL-6 be merged into this article or section. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

Mus musculus


(Linnaeus, 1758)

Throughout.
Grey Red-Backed Vole


(대륙밭쥐)

Myodes rufocanus


(Sundevall, 1846)

Northern Korea.
Muskrat

Ondatra zibethicus
(사향쥐) [[{{{diversity_link}}}|Diversity]] {{{diversity}}} Binomial name Ondatra zibethicus (Linnaeus, 1766) Trinomial name {{{trinomial}}} Type Species {{{type_species}}} {{{subdivision_ranks}}} Muskrat range (native range in red, introduced range in green) Synonyms {{{synonyms}}} Muskrat lodge, middle Patuxent River marsh, Maryland The Muskrat or Musquash (Ondatra zibethicus), the only species in genus Ondatra, is a large... Image File history File links Common_Muskrat_FWS.jpg Summary This is a cropped version of the image described below. ...

Ondatra zibethicus


(Linnaeus, 1766)

Found in the Tumen River basin, North Korea. (Introduced; first recorded there in 1965)
Norway Rat

Rattus norvegicus
(집쥐) Binomial name Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769) The Brown Rat or Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus) is one of the most well-known and common rats, and also one of the largest. ... Image File history File links Rattus norvegicus, the Brown Rat. ...

Rattus norvegicus


(Berkenhout, 1769)

Throughout.
Black Rat

Rattus rattus
(애급쥐) Binomial name Rattus rattus (Linnaeus, 1758) The Black Rat (Rattus rattus, also known as the Asian Black Rat, Ship Rat, Roof Rat or House Rat) is a common long-tailed rodent of the genus Rattus (Old World rodents) and the subfamily murinae (Murine rodents). ... Image File history File links Rattus_rattus05. ...

Rattus rattus


(Linnaeus, 1758)

Throughout.
Greater Long-Tailed Hamster


(비단털쥐) Binomial name Tscherskia triton (De Winton, 1899) The Greater Long-tailed Hamster (Tscherskia triton) is a major crop-eating rodent that resides in Northern China. ...

Tscherskia triton


(de Winton, 1899)

Throughout, including Jeju.

Family Myocastoridae: Coypu

Main article: Coypu
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Coypu or Nutria

Myocastor coypus
(뉴트리아) Binomial name Myocastor coypus (Molina, 1782) The coypu or nutria (Myocastor coypus) is a large, crepuscular, semiaquatic rodent native to South America, but now also present in Europe, Asia, and North America. ... Binomial name Myocastor coypus (Molina, 1782) The coypu or nutria (Myocastor coypus) is a large, crepuscular, semiaquatic rodent native to South America, but now also present in Europe, Asia, and North America. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

Myocastor coypus


(Molina, 1782)

South Korea's Yeongnam region. (Introduced for farming in 1990s) Invasive.

Yeongnam is the name of a region that coincides with the former Gyeongsang Province in what is now South Korea. ...

Family Sciuridae: Squirrels

Main article: Squirrel
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Siberian Flying Squirrel

Pteromys volans
(하늘다람쥐) Genera Many, see the article Sciuridae. ... Binomial name Pteromys volans (Linnaeus, 1758) The Siberian Flying Squirrel (Pteromys volans) is an Old World flying squirrel with a range from western Finland and the Baltic states to the Pacific coast. ...

Pteromys volans


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Throughout inland regions.
Red Squirrel

Sciurus vulgaris
(청설모) Binomial name Sciurus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758 The red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), is a species of tree squirrels (genus Sciurus). ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1296x1990, 189 KB) A european squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) eating a nut. ...

Sciurus vulgaris


(Linnaeus, 1758) A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Throughout; not found on Jeju Island or Ulleungdo.
Siberian Chipmunk

Tamias sibiricus
(다람쥐) Jeju is the largest island and smallest province in South Korea, and the name of islands largest city and provincial capital (see Jeju City). ... Ulleung-do is a Korean island in the Sea of Japan (East Sea). ... Binomial name Tamias sibiricus Laxmann, 1769 The Siberian Chipmunk is a member of the chipmunk genus, Tamias. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1309x1397, 1386 KB) A Tamias sibiricus photographed in Korea by Andreas Witzel. ...

Tamias sibiricus


(Laxmann, 1769)

Throughout inland regions.

Family Zapodidae: Jumping mice

Main article: Zapodidae
Common name
(Korean name)
Species
(Authority)
Habitat Distribution Status
Long-Tailed Birch Mouse


(긴꼬리꼬마쥐) The Meadow Jumping Mouse has yellow/tawny coloured sides, and a brown back. ...

Sicista caudata


(Thomas, 1907) Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas (February 21, 1858 - June 16, 1929) was a British zoologist. ...

Riparian zones and wetlands. Northern North Korea[35] Endangered.[36]

Notes

  1. ^ Caprinae Specialist Group (1996). Naemorhedus caudatus ssp. raddeanus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 5 October 2006.
  2. ^ Endangered in South Korea, where there are fewer than 250 in the wild. Designated South Korean natural monument 217.
  3. ^ Deer Specialist Group (1996). Capreolus pygargus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 5 October 2006.
  4. ^ Won (2004), p. 265.
  5. ^ Won (2004), p. 263.
  6. ^ Deer Specialist Group (1996). Hydropotes inermis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 5 October 2006.
  7. ^ Deer Specialist Group (1996). Moschus moschiferus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 5 October 2006.
  8. ^ Won (2004), p. 147.
  9. ^ This animal is not included in Won (2004), but numerous sources including the IUCN assert that it is found in Korea.
  10. ^ 승냥이. Dusan World Encyclopedia (Encyber). Retrieved on 2006-10-21.
  11. ^ Dhole Working Group (2004). Cuon alpinus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 2006-10-21.
  12. ^ Won (2004, p. 151) considers it in danger of extirpation ("멸종 위기").
  13. ^ Won (2004), p. 159. However, it was still listed as widespread by Ministry of Culture and Education (1967).[1]
  14. ^ Designated as South Korean natural monument 330.Natural Monuments No. 330. Cultural Heritage Administration website. Retrieved on 2006-10-1.
  15. ^ The variety of M. sibirica found on Jeju Island is sometimes regarded as a separate subspecies, the "Jeju Weasel" or Mustela sibirica quelpartis Thomas 1906.
  16. ^ Won (2004), p. 191.
  17. ^ Last seen on Dokdo in the 1950s.
  18. ^ Won (2004), p. 218.
  19. ^ Won (2004) notes a sighting in 1994.
  20. ^ Won (2004), p. 245.
  21. ^ Won (2004), p. 239.
  22. ^ Won (2004, p. 230) indicates that there is no report of this whale from Korean waters; however, it is still included in his list of Korean mammals. Not mentioned in Ministry of Culture and Education (1967).
  23. ^ 한반도연안고래류 (Hanbando yeonan goraeryu, Coastal whales of the Korean peninsula). Retrieved on 2006-09-29.
  24. ^ Nam (2004), p. 254.
  25. ^ Won (2004), p. 235.
  26. ^ Won (2004), p. 236.
  27. ^ Won (2004), p. 29.
  28. ^ Won (2004), p. 31.
  29. ^ Won (2004), p. 33; cites Han et al. (2001).
  30. ^ May also have been collected from Jirisan, but this has not been confirmed. Won (2004), p. 35.
  31. ^ Won (2004), p. 85.
  32. ^ Won (2004), p. 61.
  33. ^ Won (2004), p. 57.
  34. ^ Won (2004), p. 70.
  35. ^ In the mid-1960s, specimens were collected from Pujŏn-gun in South Hamgyong and Samjiyŏn-gun in Ryanggang. Won (2004), p. 116.
  36. ^ Species Profile: Sicista caudata. Retrieved on 2006-10-05.

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List and Red Data List), created in 1963, is the worlds most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. ... The World Conservation Union or International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. ... The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List and Red Data List), created in 1963, is the worlds most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. ... The World Conservation Union or International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. ... The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List and Red Data List), created in 1963, is the worlds most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. ... The World Conservation Union or International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. ... The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List and Red Data List), created in 1963, is the worlds most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. ... The World Conservation Union or International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List and Red Data List), created in 1963, is the worlds most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. ... The World Conservation Union or International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. ... Jeju is the largest island and smallest province in South Korea, and the name of islands largest city and provincial capital (see Jeju City). ... Dokdo is a group of disputed islets in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) currently administered by South Korea, but also claimed by Japan (where they are known as Takeshima). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jiri-san is a mountain in the south of South Korea. ... South Hamgyŏng (Hamgyŏng-namdo) is a province of North Korea. ... Ryanggang (Ryanggang-do) is a province in North Korea. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (279th in Leap years). ...

References

  • Han Sang-hun (한상훈) (1998). 사라져가는 한국의 야생 포유동물(Sarajyeoganeun han-guk-ui yasaeng poyudongmul, Korea's vanishing wild mammals. Retrieved on 2006-09-29.
  • Ministry of Culture and Education (1967). 한국동식물도감, 7권: 포유류 (Han-guk dongsingmul dogam 7gwon: poyuryu; Guide to Korea's plants and animals, vol. 7: Mammalia). Seoul: Author. Available online at [2].
  • Won, Byeong-o (원병오) (2004). 한국의 포유동물 (Hangugui poyudongmul, Mammals of Korea). Seoul: Dongbang Media. ISBN 89-8457-310-8.

 
 

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