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Monotypic taxon: Family Odobenidae Allen, 1880 (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Mammalia - (Order) Carnivora

Current position

Otarioidea (Superfamily) Gray, 1825 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 635.

Alternative positions

Caniformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1943 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 59.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: J. van der Land, 2001: 376.
Pinnipedia (Infraorder) Illiger, 1811 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2015: 445.
Pinnipedia (Parvorder) Illiger, 1811 Ref: C.J. Burgin et al., 2020: table 2 (p. 27).

Original position

Otarioidea (Superfamily) Gray, 1825

Historical positions

Pinnipedia (Parvorder) Illiger, 1811 Ref: C.J. Burgin et al., 2020: table 2 (p. 27).
Pinnipedia (Infraorder) Illiger, 1811 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2015: 445.
Caniformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1943 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 59.
Caniformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1943 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 2005: 594.
Pinnipedia (Infraorder) Illiger, 1811 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 402.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: J. van der Land, 2001: 376.
Pinnipedia (Suborder) Illiger, 1811 Ref: 2000
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 1993: 325; 6.
Pinnipedia (Order) Illiger, 1811 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 116.
Otarioidea (Superfamily) Gray, 1825 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 635.
Otarioidea (Superfamily) Gray, 1825 Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975

Number of Subtaxa

2023 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 1g;1s;3ss; †17g;6s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 20 Feb 2022 [1g;1s;3ss; †17g]
2011 D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder: 59 1g;1s
2005 W.C. Wozencraft: 595 [1g;1s;3ss]
1993 W.C. Wozencraft 1g;1s
1993 D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder: 6 1g;1s
1991 G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill [1g];1s
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