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Sarmatonectes Koretsky 2001 (seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Phocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 80674

Full reference: I. Koretsky. 2001. Morphology and systematics of Miocene Phocinae (Mammalia: Carnivora) from Paratethys and the North Atlantic region. Geologica Hungarica Series Palaeontologica 54:1-109

Parent taxon: Phocinae according to I. A. Koretsky and L. G. Barnes 2006

Sister taxa: Batavipusa, Cryptophoca, Cystophora, Cystophorini, Erignathini, Erignathus, Frisiphoca, Gryphoca, Halichoerus, Histriophoca, Kawas, Leptophoca, Leptophoca amphiatlantica, Monachopsis, Nanophoca, Necromites, Pagophilus, Phoca, Phocanella, Phocini, Platyphoca, Praepusa, Prophoca, Pusa

Subtaxa: Sarmatonectes sintsovi

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore