Peregocetus Lambert et al. 2019 (whale)

Mammalia - Protocetidae

Full reference: O. Lambert, G. Bianucci, R. Salas-Gismondi, C. Di Celma, E. Steurbaut, M. Urbina, and C. Muizon. 2019. An Amphibious Whale from the Middle Eocene of Peru Reveals Early South Pacific Dispersal of Quadrupedal Cetaceans. Current Biology 29:1-8

Parent taxon: Protocetidae according to O. Lambert et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Aegyptocetus, Artiocetus, Babiacetus, Carolinacetus, Crenatocetus, Dhedacetus, Eocetus, Gaviacetus, Georgiacetinae, Georgiacetus, Indocetinae, Indocetus, Kharodacetus, Maiacetus, Makaracetinae, Makaracetus, Natchitochia, Pappocetinae, Pappocetus, Pontobasileus, Protocetinae, Protocetus, Qaisracetus, Rodhocetus, Takracetus, Togocetus, Tupelocetus

Subtaxa: Peregocetus pacificus

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Type: Peregocetus pacificus

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Playa Media Luna, Lutetian (Eocene of Peru)

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