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Genus Neophoca Gray, 1866

  • Neophoca Gray, J.E. 1866. Notes on the skulls of sea-bears and sea-lions (Otariadae) in the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 3 18: 228-237 [publication date established from Iredale, T. & Troughton, E. le G. 1934. A check-list of the mammals recorded from Australia. Mem. Aust. Mus. 6: i–xii 1–122] [231].
    Type species:
     Otaria cinerea Péron, 1816 (=Arctochephalus lobatus (Gray, 1828)) by subsequent designation.
    Secondary source:
     Scheffer, V.B. 1958. Seals, Sea Lions and Walruses. A review of the Pinnipedia. Stanford : Stanford University Press x 179 pp. 32 pls..

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Scheffer, V.B. 1958. Seals, Sea Lions and Walruses. A review of the Pinnipedia. Stanford : Stanford University Press x 179 pp. 32 pls. [64]

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7), Southern Province (8)

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
14-Dec-2010 14-Dec-2010 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)