Isthminia Pyenson et al. 2015 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Iniidae

Full reference: N. D. Pyenson, J. Velez-Juarbe, C. S. Gutstein, H. Little, D. Vigil and A. O'Dea. 2015. Isthminia panamensis, a new fossil inioid (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Chagres Formation of Panama and the evolution of ‘river dolphins’ in the Americas. PeerJ 3:e1227

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

See also Berta 2017 and Pyenson et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Goniodelphis, Inia, Iniinae, Ischyrorhynchus, Kwanzacetus, Meherrinia, Plicodontinia mourai, Pontoplanodidae, Saurocetes

Subtaxa: Isthminia panamensis

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Type: Isthminia panamensis

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at STRI 650009 (Miocene of Panama)

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