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Arctophoca Peters 1866 (fur seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Otariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 103869

Alternative spelling: Otaria (Arctophoca)

Synonyms: Euotaria Gray 1869 (no. 148549), Gypsophoca Gray 1866 (no. 105024)

Parent taxon: Otariidae according to A. Berta and M. Churchill 2012

Sister taxa: Arctocephalinae, Arctocephalus, Callorhinae, Callorhinina, Callorhinus, Eotaria, Eumetopias, Eumetopiina, Hydrarctos, Neophoca, Oriensarctos, Otaria, Otaria oudriana, Otariinae, Phocarctos, Pithanotaria, Proterozetes, Thalassoleon, Zalophina, Zalophus

Subtaxa: Arctophoca australis, Arctophoca tropicalis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore