Eschrichtioides Bisconti 2008 (gray whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Eschrichtiidae

Full reference: M. Bisconti. 2008. Morphology and phylogenetic relationships of a new eschrichtiid genus (Cetacea: Mysticeti) from the early Pliocene of northern Italy. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 153:161-186

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

See also Berta 2017, Bisconti 2008, Boessenecker and Fordyce 2015, Gol'din and Steeman 2015 and Marx and Fordyce 2015

Sister taxa: Archaeschrichtius, Eschrichtius, Gricetoides

Subtaxa: Eschrichtioides gastaldii

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Italy (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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