Eucetotherium helmersenii Brandt 1871 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Cetotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Cetotherium (Eucetotherium) helmersenii, Cetotherium helmerseni, Cetotherium helmersenii, Vampalus helmerseni

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1871. Bericht uber den Fortgang meiner Studien uber di Cetaceen, welche das grosse zur Tertiarzeit von Mitteleuropa bis Centralasien hinein ausgedehnte Meeresbechen bevolkerten. Bulletin de l'Academie Imperiale de St. Petersbourg 1871:563-566

Belongs to Eucetotherium according to P. Goldin and D. Startsev 2017

See also Abel 1938, Brandt 1871, Gol'din and Steeman 2015, Goldin and Startsev 2014, Kellogg 1931, Tarasenko and Lopatin 2012, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SPMI GG 5–7/114, 10–13/114. Its type locality is Kuchugury, which is in a Sarmatian marine horizon in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Kuchugury

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