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Otariidae (eared seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Otariidae

Taxonomy
Otariina was named by Gray (1825). It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Panotariidae by Velez-Juarbe (2017); it was reranked as the family Otariidae by Gill (1866), Allen (1880), Flower (1883), Lydekker (1885), Cope (1889), Flower and Lydekker (1891), Trouessart (1898), Hay (1902), Trouessart (1904), Turner (1912), Kellogg (1922), Zittel (1925), Weber (1928), Hay (1930), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Mitchell (1966), Barnes (1972), Mitchell and Tedford (1973), Tedford (1976), Repenning and Tedford (1977), Barnes (1979), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Berta and Deméré (1986), Barnes (1987), Barnes (1988), Carroll (1988), Barnes (1989), Berta et al. (1989), Riedman (1990), Vidal (1991), Berta (1991), Nowak (1991), Kohno (1992), Barnes (1992), Berta (1994), Horikawa (1995), Barnes and Hirota (1995), Kohno et al. (1995), McKenna and Bell (1997), Kimura (1997), Rice (1998), Bergqvist et al. (1999), Rice (2002), Berta (2002), Deméré et al. (2003), Koretsky and Barnes (2006), Barnes et al. (2006), Berta et al. (2006), Barnes (2008), Berta (2009), Rice (2009), Fulton and Strobeck (2010), Berta (2017) and Berta (2018).

It was assigned to Phocidae by Gray (1825), Bonaparte (1850) and Gray (1871); to Canoidea by Mitchell and Tedford (1973); to Ursida by Barnes (1987), Barnes (1988), Barnes (1989) and Barnes (1992); to Carnivora by Barnes (1972), Barnes (1979), Berta and Deméré (1986), Kohno (1992), Barnes and Hirota (1995), Kohno et al. (1995), Kimura (1997) and Bergqvist et al. (1999); to Pinnipedia by Allen (1880), Flower (1883), Lydekker (1885), Cope (1889), Flower and Lydekker (1891), Trouessart (1898), Hay (1902), Trouessart (1904), Turner (1912), Zittel (1925), Weber (1928), Hay (1930), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Berta et al. (1989), Vidal (1991), Berta (1991), Nowak (1991), Berta (1994), Rice (1998) and Deméré et al. (2003); to Phocoidea by McKenna and Bell (1997), Rice (2002) and Rice (2009); to Otarioidea by Scheffer and Rice (1963), Mitchell (1966), Tedford (1976), Repenning and Tedford (1977), Carroll (1988), Riedman (1990), Horikawa (1995), Koretsky and Barnes (2006), Barnes et al. (2006), Barnes (2008) and Fulton and Strobeck (2010); and to Pinnipedia by Gill (1866), Kellogg (1922), Berta (2002), Berta et al. (2006), Berta (2009), Berta (2017) and Berta (2018).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Otariina Gray p. 340
1850Otariina Bonaparte p. 1
1866Otariidae Gill p. 7
1871Callorhinina Gray p. 4
1871Otariina Gray p. 4
1871Callorhinina Gray p. 11
1872Otaria oudriana Delfortrie
1880Otariidae Allen p. 187
1883Otariidae Flower p. 185
1885Otariidae Lydekker p. 196
1889Otariidae Cope p. 876
1891Otariidae Flower and Lydekker p. 91
1898Otariidae Trouessart p. 369
1898Mesotaria oudriana Trouessart p. 378
1902Otariidae Hay p. 783
1904Otariidae Trouessart p. 279
1904Mesotaria oudriana Trouessart p. 282
1912Otariidae Turner p. 168
1922Otariidae Kellogg p. 106
1925Otariidae Zittel p. 78
1928Otariidae Weber p. 349
1930Otariidae Hay p. 557
1947Mesotaria oudriana Friant p. 5
1963Otariidae Scheffer and Rice p. 2
1966Otariidae Mitchell p. 4
1972Otariidae Barnes p. 5
1973Otariidae Mitchell and Tedford p. 218
1976Otariidae Tedford p. 372
1977Otariidae Repenning and Tedford p. 9
1978Callorhinae Muizon p. 183
1979Otariidae Barnes p. 8
1980Otariidae Kurten and Anderson p. 202
1986Otariidae Berta and Deméré p. 122
1987Otariidae Barnes p. 3
1988Otariidae Barnes p. 2
1988Otariidae Carroll
1989Otariidae Barnes p. 3
1989Otariidae Berta et al. p. 61 figs. Fig. 3
1990Otariidae Riedman p. 58 figs. Table 2
1991Otariidae Berta p. 29 figs. Fig. 22
1991Otariidae Nowak
1991Otariidae Vidal p. 6
1992Otariidae Barnes p. 3
1992Otariidae Kohno p. 16
1994Otariidae Berta p. 25 figs. Fig. 21
1995Otariidae Barnes and Hirota p. 330
1995Otariidae Horikawa p. 322 figs. Table 4
1995Otariidae Kohno et al. p. 287
1997Otariidae Kimura p. 3
1997Otariidae McKenna and Bell p. 252
1998Otariidae Rice
1999Otariidae Bergqvist et al. p. 31
2002Otariidae Berta p. 923
2002Otariidae Rice p. 231 figs. Table 1
2003Otariidae Deméré et al. p. 49 figs. Fig. 3.3
2006Otariidae Barnes et al. p. 59
2006Otariidae Berta et al. p. 495
2006Otariidae Koretsky and Barnes p. 144
2008Otariidae Barnes p. 526
2009Otariidae Berta p. 863
2009Otariidae Rice p. 235 figs. Table 1
2010Otariidae Fulton and Strobeck p. 817 figs. Figure 1
2017Otariidae Berta p. 155
2018Otariidae Berta p. 713 figs. Fig. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Pinnipedimorpha
Pinnipedia()
superfamilyOtarioidea
familyOtariidae()
familyOtariidae()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available