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Neomonachus tropicalis Gray 1850 (Hawaiian monk seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Phocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 311446

Alternative combinations: Monachus (Monachus) tropicalis, Monachus tropicalis, Phoca tropicalis

Synonym: Cystophora antillarum Gray 1849 (taxon 98710)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1850. Catalogue of the Mammalia in the collection of the British Museum, with descriptions of all the species and figures of the genera. Part II. Seals 1-48

Belongs to Neomonachus according to D.-M. Scheel et al. 2014

Sister taxon: Neomonachus schauinslandi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore