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Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Otariidae

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The Otariidae includes a number of genera of eared seals.

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Zalophus sp.—Sea LionsRegional Pleistocene distribution of Zalophus sp.

Sites.

Sangamon: Santa Barbara Island (Lipps et al. 1968).

Literature. Lipps et al. 1968.

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Zalophus californianus—Sea LionRegional Pleistocene distribution of Zalophus californianus

Sea Lions are aquatic carnivores occurring within our region along the western coast of North America, including the Gulf of California.

Sites.

Rancholabrean: Tecomate (White et al. 2010).

Sangamon: San Pedro Lumber Co. (Jefferson 1991b).

Literature.

Jefferson 1991b; White et al. 2010.

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Last Update: 11 Feb 2014