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Oriensarctos Mitchell 1968 (eared seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Otariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72026

Full reference: E. D. Mitchell. 1968. The Mio-Pliocene pinniped Imagotaria. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 25(9):1843-1900

Parent taxon: Otariidae according to A. Berta 2017

Sister taxa: Arctocephalinae, Arctocephalus, Arctophoca, Callorhinae, Callorhinina, Callorhinus, Eotaria, Eumetopias, Eumetopiina, Hydrarctos, Neophoca, Otaria, Otaria oudriana, Otariinae, Phocarctos, Pithanotaria, Proterozetes, Thalassoleon, Zalophina, Zalophus

Subtaxa: Oriensarctos watasei

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Type: Eumetopias watasei

Ecology: scansorial insectivore