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Enaliarctos Mitchell and Tedford 1973 (pinniped)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 36916

Full reference: E. Mitchell and R. H. Tedford. 1973. The Enaliarctinae: A new group of extinct aquatic carnivora and a consideration of the origin of the otariidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 151(3):203-284

Parent taxon: Pinnipedimorpha according to A. Berta 2018

Sister taxa: Enaliarctidae, Pacificotaria, Phocomorpha, Pinnarctidion, Pinnipedia, Pinnipediformes, Pteronarctos

Subtaxa: Enaliarctos barnesi, Enaliarctos emlongi, Enaliarctos mealsi, Enaliarctos mitchelli, Enaliarctos tedfordi

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Type: Enaliarctos mealsi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore