Odobenus Brisson 1762 (walrus)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Odobenidae

Alternative spelling: Odobaenus

Synonyms: Hemicaulodon Cope 1869, Odobenotherium Gratiolet 1858, Odontobaenus Sundev 1859, Rosmarus Brunnich 1772, Trichechus Linnaeus 1766, Trichecus Linnaeus 1766

Full reference: M. J. Brisson. 1762. Regnum Animale in classes IX distributum, sive synopsis methodica, Ed. 2

Parent taxon: Odobenini according to I. Magallanes et al. 2018

See also Allen 1880, Barnes 1989, Berta 2002, Berta 2009, Berta 2017, Berta 2018, Berta et al. 2018, Boessenecker and Churchill 2013, Carroll 1988, Cope 1869, Cope 1890, Deméré 1994, Deméré et al. 2003, Fay 1985, Gill 1866, Gill 1872, Gratiolet 1858, Gray 1821, Gray 1825, Gray 1850, Gray 1866, Gray 1871, Harington and Beard 1992, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Horikawa 1995, Illiger 1811, Kellogg 1922, Kohno 2006, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Lydekker 1885, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mitchell 1968, Newton 1891, Palmer 1904, Ray 1975, Repenning and Tedford 1977, Rhoads 1903, Riedman 1990, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Sepkoski 2002, Tomida 1989, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Turner 1912 and Woodward 1885

Sister taxa: Odobenina, Ontocetus, Protodobenus, Valenictus

Subtaxa: Odobenus mandanoensis Odobenus rosmarus Trichechus obesus

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (2 collections), Canada (47: British Columbia, Labrador, New Brunswick, Newfoudland and Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Yukon), France (1), Germany (3), Greenland (9), Iceland (9), Japan (9), the Netherlands (11), North Atlantic (2), the Russian Federation (6), the United Kingdom (2), United States (39: Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (4)

• Pliocene of Japan (2)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 147 collections including 153 occurrences

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