Leptophoca

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Leptophoca
Temporal range: Miocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Caniformia
Superfamily: Pinnipedia
Family: Phocidae
Genus: Leptophoca
True, 1906

Leptophoca is an extinct genus of earless seals. It contains the species L. lenis and L. amphiatlantica.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Irina A. Koretsky, Clayton E. Ray and Noud Peters (2012). "A new species of Leptophoca (Carnivora, Phocidae, Phocinae) from both sides of the North Atlantic Ocean (Miocene seals of the Netherlands, part I)". Deinsea. 15: 1–12.