Allodesmus Kellogg 1922 (pinniped)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Desmatophocidae

Synonyms: Brachyallodesmus Barnes and Hirota 1995, Megagomphos Barnes and Hirota 1995

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1922. Pinnipeds from Miocene and Pleistocene deposits of California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 13(4):23-132

Parent taxon: Allodesminae according to W. Tonomori et al. 2018

See also Barnes 1972, Barnes 1989, Barnes 2008, Barnes and Hirota 1995, Berta 1994, Berta 2002, Berta 2009, Berta 2017, Boessenecker 2011, Boessenecker and Churchill 2013, Boessenecker and Churchill 2018, Carroll 1988, Deméré et al. 2003, Fulton and Strobeck 2010, Hay 1930, Kellogg 1922, Kellogg 1931, Kienle and Berta 2019, Kohno 1996, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mitchell 1966, Mitchell 1968, Repenning and Tedford 1977, Rice 1998, Sepkoski 2002 and Velez-Juarbe 2018

Sister taxon: Atopotarus

Subtaxa: Allodesmus demerei Allodesmus kernensis Allodesmus naorai Allodesmus packardi Allodesmus sinanoensis Allodesmus uraiporensis

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Type: Allodesmus kernensis

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Japan (7 collections), Mexico (2), United States (11: California, Washington)

• Oligocene of United States (2: California, Washington)

Total: 22 collections including 23 occurrences

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