Ommatophoca rossii Gray 1844 (Ross seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

Alternative combination: Ommatophoca rossi

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 Ommatophoca according to T. A. Deméré et al. 2003

See also Berta et al. 2018, Cullen et al. 2014, Davis et al. 2004, Friant 1947, Gill 1866, Gray 1850, Gray 1866, Koretsky 2001, Rice 1998, Riedman 1990, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904 and Turner 1912

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: amphibious piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (1 collection), New Zealand (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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