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Homiphoca Muizon and Hendey 1980 (seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Phocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53275

Full reference: C. Muizon and Q.B. Hendey. 1980. Late Tertiary seals of the South Atlantic Ocean. Annals of the South African Museum 82(3):91-128

Parent taxon: Monachinae according to L. Dewaele et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Acrophoca, Afrophoca, Auroraphoca, Australophoca, Callophoca, Hadrokirus, Hydrurga, Leptonychotes, Lobodon, Lobodontini, Mesotaria, Mirounga, Miroungini, Monachini, Monachus, Monotherium wymani, Neomonachus, Noriphoca, Ommatophoca, Paleophoca nystii, Palmidophoca, Piscophoca, Pliophoca, Pontophoca, Pristiphoca, Pristiphoca occitana, Terranectes, Terranectes magnus, Terranectes parvus, Virginiaphoca

Subtaxa: Homiphoca capensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore