Hydrarctos Muizon 1978 (eared seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Otariidae

Alternative spelling: Arctocephalus (Hydrarctos)

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1978. Arctocephalus (Hydrarctos) lomasiensis, subgen. nov. et nov sp., un nouvel Otariidae du Mio-Pliocene de Sacaco. Bulletin de l'Institute Francais d'Etudes Andines 7(3-4):169-189

Parent taxon: Otariidae according to A. Berta 2009

See also Berta 2002, Berta 2017, Berta et al. 2018, Deméré et al. 2003, Koretsky and Barnes 2006, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Muizon 1978

Sister taxa: Arctocephalinae, Arctocephalus, Arctophoca, Callorhinae, Callorhinina, Callorhinus, Eotaria, Eumetopias, Eumetopiina, Neophoca, Oriensarctos, Otaria, Otaria oudriana, Otariinae, Phocarctos, Pithanotaria, Proterozetes, Thalassoleon, Zalophina, Zalophus

Subtaxa: Hydrarctos lomasiensis

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Ecology: amphibious piscivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Peru (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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