Phocarctos hookeri Gray 1844 (New Zealand sea lion)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Otariidae

Alternative combinations: Arctocephalus hookeri, Eumetopias (Phocarctos) hookeri, Eumetopias hookeri, Neophoca hookeri

Synonym: Arctocephalus caninus Berry 1928

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1844. The seals of the southern hemisphere. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus and Terror, under the command of Capt. Sir J. C. Ross, R. N., F. R. S., during the years 1839 to 1843. Vol. 1 Mammalia, birds. Londres : E.W. Janson 1:1-8

Belongs to Phocarctos according to A. Berta et al. 2018

See also Allen 1880, Berry 1928, Berry and King 1970, Brunner 2004, Cullen et al. 2014, Gray 1850, Gray 1866, Gray 1871, Riedman 1990, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Turner 1912 and Wilson and Reeder 2005

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: amphibious piscivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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