Acrophyseter Lambert et al. 2008 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti

Full reference: O. Lambert, G. Bianucci, and C. Muizon. 2008. A new stem-sperm whale (Cetacea, Odontoceti, Physeteroidea) from the Latest Miocene of Peru. Comptes Rendus Palevol 7(6):361-369

Parent taxon: Physeteroidea according to A. Collareta et al. 2017

See also Berta 2017, Lambert et al. 2008, Lambert et al. 2017, Marx et al. 2016 and Velez-Juarbe et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Albicetus, Aulophyseter rionegrensis, Brygmophyseter, Eudelphis, Ferecetotherium, Hoplocetus, Kogiidae, Livyatan, Physeterida, Physeteridae, Preaulophyseter, Scaldicetus, Zygophyseter

Subtaxa: Acrophyseter deinodon Acrophyseter robustus

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Type: Acrophyseter deinodon

Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Miocene of Peru (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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