†unranked clade Neodobenia 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, Neotherium, Pelagiarctos, Pontolis, Proneotherium, Prototaria, Pseudotaria, Titanotaria

Subtaxa: Dusignathus Gomphotaria Odobeninae

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (3 collections), Canada (50: British Columbia, Labrador, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Yukon), France (1), Germany (3), Greenland (9), Iceland (9), Japan (9), the Netherlands (13), North Atlantic (2), the Russian Federation (11), the United Kingdom (7), United States (43: Alaska, California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (2: California, Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (4), United States (1: Georgia)

• Pliocene of Belgium (5), Japan (7), Morocco (2), the Netherlands (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (38: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Netherlands (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Neogene of United States (3: Florida, Georgia)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (2), United States (9: California)

Total: 244 collections including 261 occurrences

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