Titanotaria Magallanes et al. 2018 (walrus)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Odobenidae

Full reference: I. Magallanes, J. F. Parham, G.-P. Santos and J. Velez-Juarbe. 2018. A new tuskless walrus from the Miocene of Orange County, California, with comments on the diversity and taxonomy of odobenids. PeerJ 6:e5708

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

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

Subtaxa: Titanotaria orangensis

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Type: Titanotaria orangensis

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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