Lophocetus calvertensis Harlan 1842

Mammalia - Cetacea

Alternative combinations: Delphinus calvertensis, Pontoporia calvertensis

Full reference: R. Harlan. 1842. Description of a new extinct species of dolphin from Maryland. Bulletin of the Proceedings of the National Institution for the Promotion of Science 2:195-196

Belongs to Lophocetus according to C. Peredo et al. 2018

See also Barnes 1985, Case 1904, Cope 1866, Cope 1867, Cope 1890, Dawson 1996, De Kay 1842, Eastman 1907, Gottfried et al. 1994, Harlan 1842, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Ichishima et al. 1995, Kellogg 1955, Leidy 1854, Leidy 1869, Roger 1887, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Uhen et al. 2008 and Van Beneden and Gervais 1880

Sister taxon: Lophocetus repenningi

Type specimen: USNM 16314, a skull. Its type locality is Cove Point, which is in a Tortonian marine horizon in the St Marys Formation of Maryland.

Distribution: found only at Cove Point

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