PaleoDB taxon number: 146165
Full reference: N. Rybczynski, M. R. Dawson, and R. H. Tedford. 2009. A semi-aquatic Arctic mammalian carnivore from the Miocene epoch and origin of Pinnipedia. Nature 458:1021-1024
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: NUFV 405, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is 54th and Granville, Vancouver, which is in a Pleistocene coastal horizon in Canada.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore