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Arctocephalus philippii

Mammalia - Carnivora - Otariidae

Taxonomy
Otaria (Arctophoca) philippii was named by Peters (1866). It is extant.

It was recombined as Arctophoca philippii by Gray (1871); it was recombined as Arctocephalus philippii by Scheffer and Rice (1963), Repenning and Tedford (1977), Riedman (1990), Rice (1998), Deméré et al. (2003), Cullen et al. (2014) and Berta et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Otaria (Arctophoca) philippii Peters
1871Arctophoca philippii Gray p. 32
1963Arctocephalus philippii Scheffer and Rice p. 2
1977Arctocephalus philippii Repenning and Tedford p. 73
1990Arctocephalus philippii Riedman p. 58 figs. Table 2
1998Arctocephalus philippii Rice p. 26
2003Arctocephalus philippii Deméré et al. p. 49 figs. Fig. 3.3
2014Arctocephalus philippii Cullen et al. p. 1471 figs. Figure 1
2018Arctocephalus philippii 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
speciesphilippii(Peters 1866)

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