Cryptophoca maeotica Nordmann 1860

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

Alternative combinations: Monatherium maeoticum, Monotherium maeoticum, Phoca maeotica

Synonym: Monotherium maeotica Koretsky 2001

Full reference: A. Nordmann. 1860. Palaentologie Sudresslands 1-360

Belongs to Cryptophoca according to I. Koretsky 2001

See also Alekseev 1924, Deméré et al. 2003, Friant 1947, Grigorescu 1977, Hendey 1972, Kellogg 1922, Koretsky and Barnes 2006, Koretsky and Domning 2014, Koretsky and Ray 1994, Macarovici 1944, McLaren 1960, Nordmann 1860, Simionescu 1931, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Cryptophoca maeotica: N1815, a limb element (femur). Its type locality is Chisinau, which is in a Sarmatian marine horizon in Moldova.
  • Monotherium maeotica:

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (1 collection), Malta (1), Moldova (4), Romania (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (5)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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