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Callorhinus gilmorei Berta and Deméré 1986 (fur seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Otariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71972

Full reference: A. Berta and T. A. Deméré. 1986. Callorhinus gilmorei n. sp., (Carnivora: Otariidae) from the San Diego Formation (Blancan) and its impliations for otariid phylogeny. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 21(7):111-126

Belongs to Callorhinus according to R. W. Boessenecker and M. Churchill 2015

Sister taxon: Callorhinus ursinus

Type specimen: SDSNH 25176, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is San Diego Formation ("Lower"), which is in a Piacenzian foreshore horizon in the San Diego Formation of California.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore