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Arctocephalus pusillus (brown fur seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Otariidae

Taxonomy
Phoca pusilla was named by Schreber (1778). It is extant.

It was recombined as Arctocephalus (Arctocephalus) pusillus by Trouessart (1904); it was recombined as Arctocephalus pusillus by Turner (1912), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Repenning and Tedford (1977), Riedman (1990), Deméré et al. (2003), Wilson and Reeder (2005), Werdelin and Peigne (2010), Berta and Churchill (2012), Cullen et al. (2014) and Berta et al. (2018).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1775Phoca pusilla Schreber
1778Phoca pusilla Schreber
1811Phoca antarctica Thunberg
1871Arctocephalus antarcticus Gray p. 15
1880Arctocephalus antarcticus Allen p. 212
1898Arctocephalus (Arctocephalus) antarcticus Trouessart p. 374
1904Arctocephalus (Arctocephalus) pusillus Trouessart p. 281
1912Arctocephalus pusillus Turner p. 176
1963Arctocephalus pusillus Scheffer and Rice p. 2
1977Arctocephalus pusillus Repenning and Tedford p. 72
1990Arctocephalus pusillus Riedman p. 58 figs. Table 2
2003Arctocephalus pusillus Deméré et al. p. 49 figs. Fig. 3.3
2005Arctocephalus pusillus Wilson and Reeder
2010Arctocephalus pusillus Werdelin and Peigne p. 646
2012Arctocephalus pusillus Berta and Churchill
2014Arctocephalus pusillus Cullen et al. p. 1471 figs. Figure 1
2018Arctocephalus pusillus Berta et al. p. 215 figs. FIg. 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Pinnipedimorpha
Pinnipedia()
superfamilyOtarioidea
familyOtariidae()
genusArctocephalusCuvier 1826
speciespusillus(Schreber 1778)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available