†family Remingtonocetidae Kumar and Sahni 1986 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Remingtonocetidae

Full reference: K. Kumar and A. Sahni. 1986. Remingtonocetus harudiensis, new combination, a middle Eocene archaeocete (Mammalia, Cetacea) from western Kutch, India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 6(4):326-349

Parent taxon: Cetacea according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

See also Bebej et al. 2015, Benton 1993, Berta 2017, Bianucci and Landini 2007, Fordyce 2003, Fordyce and Barnes 1994, Fordyce et al. 1995, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Gao and Ni 2015, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gingerich 2005, Gingerich 2012, Gingerich et al. 2001, Kumar and Sahni 1986, McKenna and Bell 1997, McLeod and Barnes 2008, Mitchell 1989, Rice 1998, Rice 2002, Rice 2009, Thewissen and Bajpai 2009, Thewissen et al. 2001, Uhen 2010 and van Vliet 2004

Sister taxa: Ambulocetidae, Anarnak, Archaeoceti, Archaeocetus, Balaenodontae, Balaenoidorum, Berardiopsis, Berardiopsis pliocaenus, Cetotheriomorphus dubius, Cetotherium priscum, Cetotolites, Globicephalus eocaenus, Loncodelphis, Manatus giganteus, Mystacoceta, Mystacoceti, Nanisocetus, Neoballaenidae, Otaria leclercii, Oxypterus, Pakicetidae, Palaeocetus, Pelagiceti, Proteroceta, Protocetidae, Protocetoidea, Remingtonocetoidea, Rhynchoceti, Tretosphrys, Zeugloceta, Ziphius blasii

Subtaxa: Andrewsiphiinae Rayanistes Remingtonocetinae

View classification

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (1 collection), India (13), Pakistan (7)

Total: 21 collections including 30 occurrences

Show more details