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Otaria Peron 1816 (sea lion)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Otariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36932

Synonyms: Otoes Fischer 1817 (no. 104988), Platyrhynchus Cuvier 1827 (no. 103866), Pontoleo Gloger 1841 (no. 105025)

Parent taxon: Otariidae according to A. Berta 2018

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

Subtaxa: Otaria byronia, Otaria fischeri, Otaria flavescens, Phoca flavescens

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore