Family Phocidae Gray 1821 (seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Pinnipedia according to A. Valenzuela-Toro et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Desmatophocidae, Odobenidae, Otarioidea, Palaeotaria, Panotariidae, Phocoidea, Squalodon modesta

Subtaxa: none

Type: Phoca

Ecology: amphibious piscivore-carnivore

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