Pusa hispida Schreber 1775 (ringed seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

Alternative combination: Phoca (Pusa) hispida

Synonyms: Callocephalus dimidiatus Schlegel 1800, Callocephalus foetidus Fabricius 1776, Pagomys foetida Fabricius 1776, Pagomys foetidus Fabricius 1776, Phoca (Phoca) foetida Fabricius 1776, Phoca (Pusa) foetida Fabricius 1776, Phoca dimidiata Schlegel 1800, Phoca foetica Fabricius 1776, Phoca foetida Fabricius 1776

Belongs to Pusa according to T. A. Deméré et al. 2003

See also Allen 1880, Berta and Churchill 2012, Gill 1866, Gray 1850, Gray 1866 and Trouessart 1898

Sister taxa: Pusa caspica, Pusa sibirica

Ecology: amphibious piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (15: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Quebec collections), Estonia (1), Finland (3), Greenland (9), the Netherlands (2), the Russian Federation (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), United States (10: Alaska, New York, Vermont)

Total: 44 collections each including a single occurrence

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