Erignathus barbatus Erxleben 1777 (bearded seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

Alternative combinations: Erignathus barbata, Phoca (Erignathus) barbata, Phoca (Erignathus) barbatus, Phoca barbata

Belongs to Erignathus according to C. S. Davis et al. 2004

See also Allen 1880, Allen 1902, Berta et al. 2018, Cullen et al. 2014, Deméré et al. 2003, Friant 1947, Gill 1866, Gray 1850, Gray 1866, Gray 1871, Hay 1930, Kellogg 1922, Koretsky 2001, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Newton 1891, Nilsson 1847, Riedman 1990, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904 and Turner 1912

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: amphibious piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (8: Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec collections), Greenland (4), Iceland (1), the Netherlands (2), the Russian Federation (2), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Sweden (8), the United Kingdom (2), United States (10: Alaska, Maine, Massachusetts, South Carolina)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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