PaleoDB taxon number: 72021
Full reference: C. A. Repenning and R. H. Tedford. 1977. Otarioid seals of the Neogene. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 992:1-93
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IGCU 901, a partial skull (partial skull and limb elements). Its type locality is Locality 11, which is in a Messinian coastal horizon in the Almejas Formation of Mexico.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore