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Taxon profile

superfamily

pinnipeds
Phocoidea Illiger, 1811

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  suborder Caniformia - dog-like

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Arctocephalus pusillus - South African Fur Seal

Arctocephalus pusillus - South African Fur Seal

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Phoca vitulina - Harbor Seal

Phoca vitulina - Harbor Seal

Author: Milan Kořínek
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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

family Phocidae Gray, 1821 - earless seal
family Odobenidae Allen, 1880
family Otariidae Gray, 1825

Fossil taxa

family Desmatophocidae Berta, 1994
genus Puijila Rybczynski, Dawson & Tedford, 2009 inc.sed.

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon