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Proneotherium Kohno et al. 1995 (walrus)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Odobenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72192

Full reference: N. Kohno, L. G. Barnes, and K. Hirota. 1995. Miocene fossil pinnipeds of the genera Prototaria and Neotherium (Carnivora; Otariidae; Imagotariinae) in the North Pacific Ocean: Evolution, relationships and distribution. The Island Arc 3:285-308

Parent taxon: Odobenidae according to A. Berta 2009

Sister taxa: Archaeodobenus, Dusignathinae, Imagotaria, Kamtschatarctos, Neotherium, Odobeninae, Pelagiarctos, Prototaria, Pseudotaria

Subtaxa: Proneotherium repenningi

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore