Proneotherium Kohno et al. 1995 (walrus)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Odobenidae

Full reference: N. Kohno, L. G. Barnes, and K. Hirota. 1995. Miocene fossil pinnipeds of the genera Prototaria and Neotherium (Carnivora; Otariidae; Imagotariinae) in the North Pacific Ocean: Evolution, relationships and distribution. The Island Arc 3:285-308

Parent taxon: Odobenidae according to I. Magallanes et al. 2018

See also Barnes 2008, Berta 2002, Berta 2009, Berta 2017, Berta 2018, Berta et al. 2018, Boessenecker and Churchill 2013, Deméré et al. 2003, Kohno 2006 and Kohno et al. 1995

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

Subtaxa: Proneotherium repenningi

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Type: Proneotherium repenningi

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Iron Mountain Bed (Miocene of Oregon)

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