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Erignathus barbatus Erxleben 1777 (bearded seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Phocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 80719

Alternative combinations: Erignathus barbata, Phoca (Erignathus) barbata, Phoca (Erignathus) barbatus, Phoca barbata

Belongs to Erignathus according to C. S. Davis et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 135.0, humerus length 148.0, radius length 135.0, scapula length 183.0, tibia length 275.0

Estimated body mass: 21.0 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length