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Superfamily Otarioidea Gray 1825 (pinniped)

Mammalia - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 41332

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1825. An outline of an attempt at the disposition of Mammalia into Tribes and Families, with a list of genera apparently appertaining to each Tribe. Annals of Philosophy, new series 10:337-344

Parent taxon: Pinnipedia according to T. L. Fulton and C. Strobeck 2010

Sister taxa: Desmatophocidae, Odobenidae, Palaeotaria, Panotariidae, Phocidae, Phocoidea, Squalodon modesta

Subtaxa: Imagotariinae, Otariidae

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore