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Neophoca cinerea Peron 1816 (Australian sea lion)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Otariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71852

Alternative combinations: Arctocephalus cinerea, Arctocephalus cinereus, Eumetopias cinerea, Otaria cinerea

Synonyms: Arctocephalus (Arctocephalus) australis Quoy and Gaimard 1830 (no. 146935), Arctocephalus australis Quoy and Gaimard 1830 (no. 71849), Arctocephalus lobatus Gray 1828 (no. 98713), Arctocephalus williamsi McCoy 1877 (no. 126928), Eumetopias (Zalophus) lobatus Gray 1828 (no. 146913), Neophoca lobata Gray 1828 (no. 348032), Neophoca lobatus Gray 1828 (no. 103877), Otaria albicollis Péron 1816 (no. 348030), Otaria australis Quoy and Gaimard 1830 (no. 98723), Zalophus lobatus Gray 1828 (no. 126931), Zalophus williamsi McCoy 1877 (no. 126930)

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

Sister taxon: Neophoca palatina

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 93.4, humerus length 141.2, radius length 151.4, scapula length 159.3, tibia length 178.6

Estimated body mass: 9.16 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length