Alternative combinations: Balaenoptera polyporum, Cetotherium polyporus, Eschrichtius polyporus
Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. [Remarks on Eschrichtius polyporus, Hypsibema crassicauda, Hadrosaurus tripos, and Polydectes biturgidus]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 21:191-192
Type specimen: ANSP 12694, a mandible (posterior mandible fragment). Its type locality is Bells Bridge, which is in a Pliocene shallow subtidal sandstone in the Yorktown Formation of North Carolina.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder
Distribution: found only at Bells Bridge
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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