Megaptera mysticetoides Emmons 1858 (humpback whale)

Mammalia - Balaenopteroidea - Balaenopteridae

Alternative combinations: Balaena mysticetoides, Cetotherium mysticetoides

Full reference: E. Emmons. 1858. Palaeontology. Report of the North Carolina Geological Survey (XV)193-212

Belongs to Megaptera according to O. P. Hay 1930

See also Barnes and McLeod 1984, Cope 1870, Emmons 1858, Hay 1902, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904 and Uhen et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Megaptera brachychira, Megaptera hubachi, Megaptera miocaena, Megaptera novaeangliae

Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Megaptera mysticetoides in the database

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