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Batavipusa Koretsky and Peters 2008 (seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Phocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 165156

Full reference: I. A. Koretsky and A. M. M. Peters. 2008. Batavipusa (Carnivora, Phocidae, Phocinae): a new genus from the eastern shore of the North Atlantic Ocean (Miocene seals of the Netherlands, part II). Deinsea 12:53-62

Parent taxon: Phocinae according to I. A. Koretsky and A. M. M. Peters 2008

Sister taxa: Cryptophoca, Cystophora, Cystophorini, Erignathini, Erignathus, Frisiphoca, Gryphoca, Halichoerus, Histriophoca, Kawas, Leptophoca, Leptophoca amphiatlantica, Monachopsis, Nanophoca, Necromites, Pagophilus, Phoca, Phocanella, Phocini, Platyphoca, Praepusa, Prophoca, Pusa, Sarmatonectes

Subtaxa: Batavipusa neerlandica

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Type: Batavipusa neerlandica

Ecology: scansorial insectivore