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Odobenus Brisson 1762 (walrus)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Odobenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36931

Alternative spelling: Odobaenus

Synonyms: Hemicaulodon Cope 1869 (no. 66317), Odobenotherium Gratiolet 1858 (no. 105026), Odontobaenus Sundev 1859 (no. 146980), Rosmarus Brunnich 1772 (no. 89180), Trichechus Linnaeus 1766 (no. 89188), Trichecus Linnaeus 1766 (no. 103651)

Full reference: M. J. Brisson. 1762. Regnum Animale in classes IX distributum, sive synopsis methodica, Ed. 2

Parent taxon: Odobenini according to I. Magallanes et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Odobenina, Ontocetus, Protodobenus, Valenictus

Subtaxa: Odobenus mandanoensis, Odobenus rosmarus, Trichechus obesus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore