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Pachyphoca Koretsky and Rahmat 2013 (seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Phocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 284863

Full reference: I. A. Koretsky and S. J. Rahmat. 2013. First record of fossil Cystophorinae (Carnivora, Phocidae): Middle Miocene seals from the northern Paratethys. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 119(3):325-350

Parent taxon: Cystophorinae according to I. A. Koretsky and S. J. Rahmat 2013

Sister taxon: Miophoca

Subtaxa: Pachyphoca chapskii, Pachyphoca ukrainica

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Type: Pachyphoca ukrainica

Ecology: amphibious piscivore-carnivore