Enaliarctos Mitchell and Tedford 1973 (pinniped)

Mammalia - Carnivora

Full reference: E. Mitchell and R. H. Tedford. 1973. The Enaliarctinae: A new group of extinct aquatic carnivora and a consideration of the origin of the otariidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 151(3):203-284

Parent taxon: Pinnipedimorpha according to A. Berta 2018

See also Barnes 1979, Barnes 1989, Barnes 2008, Berta 1991, Berta 2002, Berta 2009, Berta 2017, Berta et al. 1989, Boessenecker and Churchill 2015, Carroll 1988, Deméré et al. 2003, Koretsky and Barnes 2006, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mitchell and Tedford 1973, Repenning and Tedford 1977, Rybczynski et al. 2009 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Enaliarctidae, Pacificotaria, Pinnarctidion, Pinnipedia, Pinnipediformes, Pteronarctos

Subtaxa: Enaliarctos barnesi Enaliarctos emlongi Enaliarctos mealsi Enaliarctos mitchelli Enaliarctos tedfordi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: California, Oregon collections)

• Oligocene of United States (4: California, Oregon)

Total: 10 collections including 11 occurrences

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