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Neotherium mirum Kellogg 1931 (walrus)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Odobenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72018

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1931. Pelagic mammals of the Temblor Formation of the Kern River region, California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science 19(12):217-397

Belongs to Neotherium according to J. Velez-Juarbe 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 11542-3, USNM 11548, USNM 11552, a limb element (calcaneum, astragalus, cuboid, navicular). Its type locality is Sharktooth Hill, which is in a Langhian shoreface siltstone in the Temblor Formation of California.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore