PaleoDB taxon number: 46079
Full reference: F. H. Kilmer. 1972. A new species of sea otter from the late Pleistocene of northwestern California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 71(3):150-157
Type specimen: CSU-Humbolt 745-1, a mandible. Its type locality is Crannell Junction, which is in a Rancholabrean marine sandstone in California.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore