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Odobenus
Odobenus
(walrus) (see text for more)

Odobenidae
Odobenidae
is a family of pinnipeds. The only living species is the walrus. In the past, however, the group was much more diverse, and includes more than ten fossil genera. Taxonomy[edit] All genera, except Odobenus, are extinct.

†Archaeodobenus †Prototaria †Proneotherium †Neotherium †Imagotaria †Kamtschatarctos †Pelagiarctos Subfamily Dusignathinae

†Pontolis †Dusignathus †Gomphotaria †Pseudotaria

Subfamily Odobeninae

†Aivukus †Ontocetus †Pliopedia †Protodobenus †Prorosmarus †Valenictus Odobenus

References[edit]

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, ed. William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen Marine Mammals, Evolutionary Biology, 2nd ed.

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q2292156 ADW: Odobenidae EoL: 7668 EPPO: 1ODOBF Fauna Europaea: 12639 Fossilworks: 104975 GBIF: 9680 ITIS: 180637 MSW: 14001022 NCBI:

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