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Pusa sibirica

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

Taxonomy
Phoca vitulina sibirica was named by Gmelin (1788). It is extant.

It was recombined as Phoca (Pusa) sibirica by Allen (1880) and McLaren (1960); it was recombined as Phoca (Phoca) sibirica by Trouessart (1898); it was recombined as Pusa hispida sibirica by Trouessart (1904); it was recombined as Phoca sibirica by Thomas et al. (1982) and Riedman (1990); it was recombined as Pusa sibirica by Scheffer and Rice (1963), Rice (1998), Koretsky and Barnes (2006), Cullen et al. (2014) and Berta et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1788Phoca vitulina sibirica Gmelin
1880Phoca (Pusa) sibirica Allen p. 464
1898Phoca (Phoca) sibirica Trouessart p. 385
1904Pusa hispida sibirica Trouessart p. 288
1960Phoca (Pusa) sibirica McLaren p. 48
1963Pusa sibirica Scheffer and Rice p. 3
1982Phoca sibirica Thomas et al.
1990Phoca sibirica Riedman p. 57 figs. Table 2
1998Pusa sibirica Rice p. 43
2001Phoca vitulina sibirica Koretsky p. 85
2004Pusa siberica Davis et al. p. 365
2006Pusa sibirica Koretsky and Barnes p. 148
2014Pusa sibirica Cullen et al. p. 1471 figs. Figure 1
2018Pusa sibirica Berta et al. p. 210 figs. Fig. 2

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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()
familyPhocidae
subfamilyPhocinae
genusPusaScopoli 1777
speciessibirica(Gmelin 1788)

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