Desmatophocidae

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Desmatophocidae
Temporal range: Early to Middle Miocene
Skeleton of Allodesmus.jpg
Skeleton of Allodesmus sp. at the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Japan.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Caniformia
Superfamily: Pinnipedia
Family: Desmatophocidae
Genera

Desmatophoca
Allodesmus

Desmatophocidae is an extinct family of Pinnipeds.[1]

Taxonomy[edit]

Some sources also list the following genera:


References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, ed. William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen

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