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Archaeodobenus akamatsui Tanaka and Kohno 2015 (walrus)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Odobenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 326680

Full reference: Y. Tanaka and N. Kohno. 2015. A New Late Miocene Odobenid (Mammalia: Carnivora) from Hokkaido, Japan Suggests Rapid Diversification of Basal Miocene Odobenids. PLoS One

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UHR 33282, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Rutaka Bridge, which is in a Tortonian marine sandstone in Japan.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore