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Pacificotaria Barnes 1992 (pinniped)

Mammalia - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 71887

Full reference: L. G. Barnes. 1992. A new genus and species of middle Miocene enaliarctine pinniped (Mammalia, Carnivora, Otariidae) from the Astoria Formation in Coastal Oregon. Contributions in Science 431:1-27

Parent taxon: Pinnipedimorpha according to A. Berta 2018

Sister taxa: Enaliarctidae, Enaliarctos, Phocomorpha, Pinnarctidion, Pinnipedia, Pinnipediformes, Pteronarctos

Subtaxa: Pacificotaria hadromma

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Type: Pacificotaria hadromma

Ecology: scansorial insectivore