Nanodobenus Velez and Salinas-Márquez 2018 (walrus)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Odobenidae

Full reference: J. Velez and F. M. Salinas-Márquez. 2018. A dwarf walrus from the Miocene of Baja California Sur, Mexico. Royal Society Open Science 5:180423

Parent taxon: Odobenidae according to J. Velez and F. M. Salinas-Márquez 2018

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

Subtaxa: Nanodobenus arandai

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Type: Nanodobenus arandai

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Asuncion (Miocene to Miocene of Mexico)

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