Full reference: K. K. Tarasenko and A. V. Lopatin. 2012. New Baleen Whale Genera (Cetacea, Mammalia) from the Miocene of the Northern Caucasus and Ciscaucasia: 1. Kurdalagonus gen. nov. from the Middle–Late Sarmatian of Adygea. Paleontological Journal 46(5):531-542
Sister taxon: Kurdalagonus maicopicum
Type specimen: NMRA 10476/1, a partial skull (posterior skull). Its type locality is Nagiezh-Uashkh, which is in a Serravallian/Tortonian deep-water sandstone in the Blinovo Formation of the Russian Federation.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder
Distribution: found only at Nagiezh-Uashkh
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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