Hibacetus Otsuka and Ota 2008 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Cetotheriidae

Full reference: H. Otsuka and Y. Ota. 2008. Cetotheres from the early Middle Miocene Bihoku Group in Shobara District, Hiroshima Prefecture, West Japan. Miscellaneous Reports of the Hiwa Museum for Natural History 49(2):1-66

Parent taxon: Cetotheriidae according to A. Berta 2017

See also Otsuka and Ota 2008

Sister taxa: Cephalotropis, Cetotheriinae, Ciuciulea, Cophocetus, Eucetotherium, Herentalia, Herpetocetinae, Heterocetus, Imerocetus, Joumocetus, Metopocetus, Neobalaeninae, Palaeobalaena, Piscobalaena, Titanocetus, Tiucetus, Tranatocetus, Vampalus

Subtaxa: Hibacetus hirosei

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Type: Hibacetus hirosei

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Monde-cho (Miocene of Japan)

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