Meherrinia isoni 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

Belongs to Meherrinia according to J. H. Geisler et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CMM-V-4051, a partial skull. Its type locality is Meherrin River, which is in a Messinian marine horizon in the Eastover Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Meherrin River

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