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Kolponomos clallamensis Stirton 1960 (bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71917

Full reference: R. A. Stirton. 1960. A marine carnivore from the Clallam Miocene Formation Washington. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 36(7):345-368

Belongs to Kolponomos according to R. A. Stirton 1960

Sister taxon: Kolponomos newportensis

Type specimen: UCMP 50056, a partial skull (rostrum). Its type locality is Slip Point Lighthouse, which is in an Aquitanian marine shale/sandstone in the Clallam Formation of Washington.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore