Full reference: R. E. Fordyce and F. G. Marx. 2016. Mysticetes baring their teeth: a new fossil whale, Mammalodon hakataramea, from the Southwest Paci c. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 74:107-116
Sister taxon: Mammalodon colliveri
Type specimen: OU 22026, a partial skull (dorsal part of braincase, comprising much of the supraoccipital and parts of the parietals and squamosals, preserved with the original dorsal surface down, and ). Its type locality is Haughs Quarry [Kokoamu Greensand], which is in a Duntroonian marine sandstone/limestone in the Kokoamu Greensand Formation of New Zealand.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder
Distribution: found only at Haughs Quarry [Kokoamu Greensand]
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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