Cetotherium megalophysum Cope 1895

Mammalia - Cetacea - Cetotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Plesiocetopsis megalophysum, Plesiocetus megalophysum

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1895. Fourth contribution to the marine fauna of the Miocene Period of the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosphical Society 34:135-155

Belongs to Cetotherium according to P. Gol'din and M. E. Steeman 2015

See also Abel 1938, Case 1904, Cope 1895, Goldin and Startsev 2014, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Kellogg 1925, Marx 2011, Marx et al. 2016, Marx and Fordyce 2015, Steeman 2007, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: Cetotherium capellinii, Cetotherium crassangulum, Cetotherium furlongi, Cetotherium parvum, Cetotherium polyporum, Cetotherium rathkii, Cetotherium riabinini

Type specimen: USNM 10593, a partial skull


• Miocene of United States (2: Maryland collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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