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
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: USNM 546125, a partial skeleton (consisting of an incomplete skull, both right and left mandibles, an incomplete right scapula, and two carpals. The skull lacks the basicranium and tympanoperio). Its type locality is STRI 650009 , which is in a Messinian marine horizon in the Chagres Formation of Panama.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore
Distribution: found only at STRI 650009
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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