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Lobodon carcinophaga Hombron and Jacquinot 1843 (crabeater seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Phocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 94091

Alternative combinations: Lobodon carcinophagus, Ogmorhinus (Lobodon) carcinophaga, Ogmorhinus (Lobodon) carcinophagus, Ogmorhinus carcinophaga, Phoca carcinophaga

Synonym: Stenorhynchus serridens Owen 1843 (taxon 103631)

Full reference: J. B. Hombron and H. Jacquinot. 1843. Voyage au pole sud et dans l'oceanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee; ex- ecute par ordre du roi pendant les annees 1837-1838-1839- 1840, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont-Durville, capitaine de vaisseau

Belongs to Lobodon according to P. J. Adam 2005

Sister taxa: Lobodon vetus, Leptorhynchus crassidens

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 85.0, humerus length 95.0, radius length 105.0, scapula length 118.0, tibia length 190.0

Estimated body mass: 6.27 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length