†subfamily Dusignathinae Mitchell 1968 (walrus)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Odobenidae

Alternative spelling: Dusignathina

Full reference: E. D. Mitchell. 1968. The Mio-Pliocene pinniped Imagotaria. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 25(9):1843-1900

Parent taxon: Odobenidae according to A. Berta 2009

See also Barnes 1989, Barnes 2008, Berta 2002, Berta 2017, Berta et al. 2018, Boessenecker and Churchill 2013, Deméré 1994, Deméré et al. 2003, Fulton and Strobeck 2010, Horikawa 1995, Kohno 2006, Koretsky and Barnes 2006, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mitchell 1968, Repenning and Tedford 1977, Rice 1998 and Vidal 1991

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

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

• Miocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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