Matapanui Boessenecker and Fordyce 2017 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti - Eomysticetidae

Synonym: Matapa Boessenecker and Fordyce 2017 [replaced name]

Full reference: R. W. Boessenecker and R. E. Fordyce. 2017. Matapanui, a replacement name for Matapa Boessenecker & Fordyce, 2016. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

Parent taxon: Eomysticetidae according to R. E. Fordyce and F. G. Marx 2018

See also Berta 2017, Boessenecker and Fordyce 2017 and Boessenecker and Fordyce 2017

Sister taxa: Eomysticetus, Micromysticetus, Tokarahia, Yamatocetus

Subtaxa: Matapanui waihao

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at J40/f70 - Waihao River [Kokoamu Greensand] ( of New Zealand)

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