Full reference: A. Berta and T. A. Deméré. 1986. Callorhinus gilmorei n. sp., (Carnivora: Otariidae) from the San Diego Formation (Blancan) and its impliations for otariid phylogeny. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 21(7):111-126
Sister taxon: Callorhinus ursinus
Type specimen: SDSNH 25176, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is San Diego Formation ("Lower"), which is in a Piacenzian foreshore horizon in the San Diego Formation of California.
Ecology: amphibious piscivore
• Quaternary of United States (2: California collections)
• Blancan of Mexico (1)
• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: California)
Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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