Joumocetus Kimura and Hasegawa 2010 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Cetotheriidae

Full reference: T. Kimura and Y. Hasegawa. 2010. A new baleen whale (Mysticeti: Cetotheriidae) from the earliest late Miocene of Japan and a reconsideration of the phylogeny of cetotheres. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(2):577-591

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

See also Berta 2017, Bisconti et al. 2013, Gol'din 2018, Gol'din and Steeman 2015, Goldin and Startsev 2014, Goldin et al. 2014, Kimura and Hasegawa 2010, Marx et al. 2016 and Marx and Fordyce 2015

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

Subtaxa: Joumocetus shimizui

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Kabura River (Miocene of Japan)

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