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Neomonachus schauinslandi (Hawaiian monk seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

Taxonomy
Phoca schauinslandi was named by Hermann (1779). It is extant.

It was recombined as Monachus (Monachus) schauinslandi by Friant (1947); it was recombined as Monachus schauinslandi by Scheffer and Rice (1963), Hendey (1972), Riedman (1990), Koretsky (2001), Deméré et al. (2003) and Cullen et al. (2014); it was recombined as Neomonachus schauinslandi by Scheel et al. (2014) and Berta et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1779Phoca schauinslandi Hermann
1947Monachus (Monachus) schauinslandi Friant p. 6
1963Monachus schauinslandi Scheffer and Rice p. 3
1972Monachus schauinslandi Hendey p. 100
1990Monachus schauinslandi Riedman p. 57 figs. Table 2
2001Monachus schauinslandi Koretsky p. 86
2003Monachus schauinslandi Deméré et al. p. 49 figs. Fig. 3.3
2014Monachus schauinslandi Cullen et al. p. 1471 figs. Figure 1
2014Neomonachus schauinslandi Scheel et al.
2018Neomonachus schauinslandi Berta et al. p. 210 figs. Fig. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
subfamilyMonachinaeTrouessart 1897
genusNeomonachus
speciesschauinslandi(Hermann 1779)

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