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Eumetopias jubata (Steller sea lion)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Otariidae

Taxonomy
Phoca jubata was named by Schreber (1776). It is extant.

It was recombined as Otaria jubata by Gray (1865), Gill (1866), Gray (1871), Ameghino (1889), Trouessart (1898), Turner (1912) and Schneider (1926); it was recombined as Eumetopias jubata by Allen (1902), Kellogg (1922), Hay (1930), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Deméré et al. (2003) and Wilson and Reeder (2005); it was recombined as Eumetopias (Eumetopias) jubata by Trouessart (1904); it was recombined as Eumetopias jubatus by Riedman (1990), Rice (1998), Cullen et al. (2014) and Berta et al. (2018).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1776Phoca jubata Schreber
1865Otaria jubata Gray
1866Otaria jubata Gill p. 7
1871Otaria jubata Gray p. 12
1889Otaria jubata Ameghino p. 343
1898Otaria jubata Trouessart p. 369
1902Eumetopias jubata Allen
1904Eumetopias (Eumetopias) jubata Trouessart p. 279
1912Otaria jubata Turner p. 168
1922Eumetopias jubata Kellogg p. 106
1926Otaria jubata Schneider p. 145
1930Eumetopias jubata Hay p. 558
1963Eumetopias jubata Scheffer and Rice p. 2
1980Eumetopias jubata Kurten and Anderson p. 203
1990Eumetopias jubatus Riedman p. 58 figs. Table 2
1998Eumetopias jubatus Rice p. 30
2003Eumetopias jubata Deméré et al. p. 49 figs. Fig. 3.3
2005Eumetopias jubata Wilson and Reeder p. 592
2014Eumetopias jubatus Cullen et al. p. 1471 figs. Figure 1
2018Eumetopias jubatus 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()
genusEumetopiasGill 1866
speciesjubata(Schreber 1776)

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