Arctophoca Peters 1866 (fur seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Otariidae

Alternative spelling: Otaria (Arctophoca)

Synonyms: Euotaria Gray 1869, Gypsophoca Gray 1866

Parent taxon: Otariidae according to A. Berta and M. Churchill 2012

See also Ameghino 1889, Gray 1871, McKenna and Bell 1997, Palmer 1904, Rice 1998, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: Arctocephalinae, Arctocephalus, Callorhinae, Callorhinina, Callorhinus, Eotaria, Eumetopias, Eumetopiina, Hydrarctos, Neophoca, Oriensarctos, Otaria, Otaria oudriana, Otariinae, Phocarctos, Pithanotaria, Proterozetes, Thalassoleon, Zalophina, Zalophus

Subtaxa: Arctophoca australis Arctophoca tropicalis

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Ecology: amphibious piscivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Arctophoca in the database

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