Brandtocetus Goldin and Startsev 2014 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae

Full reference: P. Goldin and D. Startsev. 2014. Brandtocetus, a new genus of baleen whales (Cetacea, Cetotheriidae) from the late Miocene of Crimea, Ukraine. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(2):419-433

Parent taxon: Cetotheriinae according to P. Goldin and D. Startsev 2017

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

Sister taxa: Cetotherium, Kurdalagonus, Mithridatocetus, Zygiocetus

Subtaxa: Brandtocetus chongulek

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Ukraine (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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