Pontolis True 1905 (walrus)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Odobenidae

Synonym: Pontoleon True 1905

Full reference: F. W. True. 1905. New name for Pontoleon. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 17:253-253

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

See also Barnes 1988, Barnes 1989, Barnes 2008, Berta 2002, Berta 2009, Berta 2017, Berta 2018, Berta et al. 2018, Boessenecker and Churchill 2013, Carroll 1988, Deméré 1994, Deméré et al. 2003, Hay 1930, Horikawa 1995, Kellogg 1922, Kohno 2006, Kohno et al. 1995, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mitchell 1968, Repenning and Tedford 1977, Sepkoski 2002, True 1905, True 1905, True 1909 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Aivukus, Archaeodobenus, Dusignathinae, Imagotaria, Kamtschatarctos, Nanodobenus, Neodobenia, Neotherium, Pelagiarctos, Proneotherium, Prototaria, Pseudotaria, Titanotaria

Subtaxa: Pontolis magnus

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Miocene of United States (3: California, Oregon)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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