Pteronarctos goedertae Barnes 1989 (pinniped)

Mammalia - Carnivora

Full reference: L. G. Barnes. 1989. A new enaliarctine pinniped from the Astoria Formation, Oregon, and a classification of the Otariidae (Mammalia: Carnivora). Contributions in Science 403:1-26

Belongs to Pteronarctos according to R. W. Boessenecker and M. Churchill 2015

See also Barnes 1989, Barnes 2008, Berta et al. 2018, Deméré et al. 2003 and Kienle and Berta 2019

Sister taxon: Pteronarctos piersoni

Type specimen: LACM 123883. Its type locality is Jumpoff Joe, which is in a Burdigalian marine siltstone in the Astoria Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Oregon collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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