Archaeodobenus akamatsui Tanaka and Kohno 2015 (walrus)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Odobenidae

Full reference: Y. Tanaka and N. Kohno. 2015. A New Late Miocene Odobenid (Mammalia: Carnivora) from Hokkaido, Japan Suggests Rapid Diversification of Basal Miocene Odobenids. PLoS One

Belongs to Archaeodobenus according to I. Magallanes et al. 2018

See also Berta et al. 2018 and Tanaka and Kohno 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UHR 33282, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Rutaka Bridge, which is in a Tortonian marine sandstone in Japan.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Rutaka Bridge

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