Herentalia Bisconti 2014 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Cetotheriidae

Full reference: M. Bisconti. 2014. Anatomy of a new cetotheriid genus and species from the Miocene of Herentals, Belgium, and the phylogenetic and palaeobiogeographical relationships of Cetotheriidae s.s. (Mammalia, Cetacea, Mysticeti). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

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

See also Berta 2017, Bisconti 2014, Gol'din 2018 and Gol'din and Steeman 2015

Sister taxa: Cephalotropis, Cetotheriinae, Ciuciulea, Cophocetus, Eucetotherium, Herpetocetinae, Heterocetus, Hibacetus, Imerocetus, Joumocetus, Metopocetus, Neobalaeninae, Palaeobalaena, Piscobalaena, Titanocetus, Tiucetus, Tranatocetus, Vampalus

Subtaxa: Herentalia nigra

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Canal d'Herentals (Miocene of Belgium)

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