Meherrinia Geisler et al. 2012 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Iniidae

Full reference: J. H. Geisler, S. J. Godfrey, and O. Lambert. 2012. A new genus and species of late Miocene inioid (Cetacea, Odontoceti) from the Meherrin River, North Carolina, U.S.A. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(1):198-211

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

See also Berta 2017 and Geisler et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Goniodelphis, Inia, Iniinae, Ischyrorhynchus, Isthminia, Kwanzacetus, Plicodontinia mourai, Pontoplanodidae, Saurocetes

Subtaxa: Meherrinia isoni

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Type: Meherrinia isoni

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Meherrin River (Miocene of North Carolina)

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