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Ommatophoca rossii Gray 1844 (Ross seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 80797

Alternative combination: Ommatophoca rossi

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1844. The seals of the southern hemisphere. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus and Terror, under the command of Capt. Sir J. C. Ross, R. N., F. R. S., during the years 1839 to 1843. Vol. 1 Mammalia, birds. Londres : E.W. Janson 1:1-8

Belongs to Ommatophoca according to T. A. Deméré et al. 2003

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 98.5, humerus length 114.0, radius length 124.5, scapula length 164.9, tibia length 247.5

Estimated body mass: 11.1 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length