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Allodesmus Kellogg 1922 (pinniped)

Mammalia - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 36908

Synonyms: Brachyallodesmus Barnes and Hirota 1995 (no. 72284), Megagomphos Barnes and Hirota 1995 (no. 72286)

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1922. Pinnipeds from Miocene and Pleistocene deposits of California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 13(4):23-132

Parent taxon: Allodesminae according to W. Tonomori et al. 2018

Sister taxon: Atopotarus

Subtaxa: Allodesmus demerei, Allodesmus kernensis, Allodesmus naorai, Allodesmus packardi, Allodesmus sinanoensis, Allodesmus uraiporensis

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Type: Allodesmus kernensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore