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Atopotarus Downs 1956 (pinniped)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Desmatophocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36910

Full reference: T. Downs. 1956. A new pinniped from the Micocene of southern California: With remarks on the Otariidae. Journal of Paleontology 30(1):115-131

Parent taxon: Allodesminae according to R. W. Boessenecker and M. Churchill 2018

Sister taxon: Allodesmus

Subtaxa: Atopotarus courseni

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore