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Pliopedia pacifica Kellogg 1921 (walrus)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Odobenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72020

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1921. A new Pinniped from the Upper Pliocene of California. Journal of Mammalogy 2(4):212-226

Belongs to Pliopedia according to I. Magallanes et al. 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Stanford University C. 537, a set of limb elements. Its type locality is Santa Margarita, southeast, which is in a Zanclean marine sandstone in the Paso Robles Formation of California.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore