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Phocarctos hookeri Gray 1844 (eared seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Otariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72199

Alternative combinations: Arctocephalus hookeri, Eumetopias (Phocarctos) hookeri, Eumetopias hookeri, Neophoca hookeri

Synonym: Arctocephalus caninus Berry 1928 (taxon 143982)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1844. The seals of the southern hemisphere. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus and Terror, under the command of Capt. Sir J. C. Ross, R. N., F. R. S., during the years 1839 to 1843. Vol. 1 Mammalia, birds. Londres : E.W. Janson 1:1-8

Belongs to Phocarctos according to D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder 2005

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: amphibious piscivore