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Cystophora Nilsson 1820 (hooded seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36913

Synonyms: Cystophoca Schufeldt 1890 (no. 105031), Stemmatopis Gloger 1841 (no. 105032), Stemmatops Van der Hoeven 1855 (no. 105033), Stemmatopus Cuvier 1824 (no. 104982)

Parent taxon: Phocinae according to A. Berta 2018

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

Subtaxa: Cystophora cristata

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore