Full reference: L. G. Barnes. 1988. A new fossil pinniped (Mammalia: Otariidae) from the middle Miocene Sharktooth Hill Bonebed, California. Contributions in Science 396:1-11
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: LACM 121501, a mandible. Its type locality is Sharktooth Hill Bonebed, which is in a Langhian terrestrial siltstone in the Temblor Formation of California.
Ecology: amphibious carnivore
• Miocene of United States (2: California collections)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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