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Arctocephalus tropicalis Gray 1872 (fur seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Otariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71845

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1872. On the Sea-bear of New Zealand (Arctocephalus cinereus) and the North-Australian Sea-bear (Gypsophoca tropicalis). Proceedings of the Zoological Society, London 653-662

Belongs to Arctocephalus according to T. A. Deméré et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Arctocephalus (Arctocephalus), Arctocephalus (Callotaria), Arctocephalus californianus, Arctocephalus doriferus, Arctocephalus elegans, Arctocephalus falklandicus, Arctocephalus fischeri, Arctocephalus forsteri, Arctocephalus forsteri, Arctocephalus galapagoensis, Arctocephalus gazella, Arctocephalus nigriscens, Arctocephalus nivosus, Arctocephalus philippi, Arctocephalus philippii, Arctocephalus pusillus, Arctocephalus tasmanica, Arctocephalus townsendi, Halarctus delalandii

Ecology: amphibious piscivore