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Eumetopias Gill 1866 (Steller sea lion)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Otariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36919

Full reference: T. Gill. 1866. Prodrome of a monograph of the pinnipedes. Proceedings of the Essex Institute 5(1):1-13

Parent taxon: Otariidae according to A. Berta 2018

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

Subtaxa: Eumetopias (Eumetopias), Eumetopias jubata, Eumetopias kishidai, Eumetopias oijyaensis, Eumetopias stelleri

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore