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Clade Pinnipedia Illiger 1811 (pinniped)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 105195

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

Parent taxon: Pinnipedimorpha according to A. Valenzuela-Toro et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Enaliarctidae, Enaliarctos, Pacificotaria, Pinnarctidion, Pinnipediformes, Pteronarctos

Subtaxa: Desmatophocidae, Odobenidae, Otarioidea, Palaeotaria, Panotariidae, Phocidae, Phocoidea, Phocomorpha, Potamotherium, Squalodon modesta

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Ecology: amphibious insectivore