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Histriophoca alekseevi Koretsky 2001 (ribbon seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 80676

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

Belongs to Histriophoca according to A. Berta and M. Churchill 2012

Sister taxon: Histriophoca fasciata

Type specimen: IZUAN 40-121, a partial skull (facial part of skull)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore