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Pontolis magnus True 1905 (walrus)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Odobenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72019

Alternative combination: Pontoleon magnus

Full reference: F. W. True. 1905. Diagnosis of a new genus and species of fossil sea-lion from the Miocene of Oregon. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 48(1):47-49

Belongs to Pontolis according to I. Magallanes et al. 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 3792, a skeleton. Its type locality is Empire, which is in a Tortonian coastal sandstone in the Empire Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore