Callorhinus Gray 1859 (fur seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Otariidae

Alternative spelling: Arctocephalus (Callorhinus)

Synonym: Callorhynchus Greve 1896

Parent taxon: Otariidae according to A. Berta 2018

See also Allen 1880, Allen 1902, Barnes 1989, Barnes 2008, Berta 2002, Berta 2009, Berta et al. 2018, Berta and Deméré 1986, Berta et al. 2006, Boessenecker 2013, Boessenecker and Churchill 2013, Boessenecker and Churchill 2015, Carroll 1988, Deméré et al. 2003, Gill 1866, Gray 1866, Gray 1871, Koretsky and Barnes 2006, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mitchell 1968, Muizon 1978, Palmer 1904, Repenning and Tedford 1977, Rice 1998, Riedman 1990, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Sepkoski 2002, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

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

Subtaxa: Callorhinus gilmorei Callorhinus ursinus

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Ecology: amphibious piscivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (5 collections), United States (14: Alaska, California, Oregon)

• Blancan of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Japan (2), United States (7: California)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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