Batavipusa neerlandica Koretsky and Peters 2008 (seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

Full reference: I. A. Koretsky and A. M. M. Peters. 2008. Batavipusa (Carnivora, Phocidae, Phocinae): a new genus from the eastern shore of the North Atlantic Ocean (Miocene seals of the Netherlands, part II). Deinsea 12:53-62

Belongs to Batavipusa according to I. A. Koretsky and A. M. M. Peters 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MAB 3798, a set of limb elements (humerus). Its type locality is Hoogdonk Sandpit, which is in a Tortonian marine sandstone in the Netherlands.

Ecology: amphibious piscivore-carnivore


• Pliocene of the Netherlands (1 collection)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), the Netherlands (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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