Dagonodum Ramassamy 2016 (beaked whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Ziphiidae

Full reference: B. Ramassamy. 2016. Description of a new long-snouted beaked whale from the Late Miocene of Denmark: evolution of suction feeding and sexual dimorphism in the Ziphiidae (Cetacea: Odontoceti). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 178:381-409

Parent taxon: Ziphiidae according to B. Ramassamy 2016

See also Berta 2017

Sister taxa: Anarnacinae, Anoplonassa, Aporotus, Belemnoziphius, Beneziphius, Berardiinae, Caviziphius, Chavinziphius, Chimuziphius, Choneziphiidae, Dioplodon senensis, Eboroziphius, Hyperoodontinae, Messapicetus, Nenga, Ninoziphius, Notoziphius, Pelycorhamphus, Pterocetus, Rhinostodes, Synostodon, Tasmacetus, Xhosacetus, Ziphiina, Ziphiinae, Ziphiopsis, Ziphirostrum, Indopacetina, Tasmacetina

Subtaxa: Dagonodum mojnum

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Type: Dagonodum mojnum

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Gram Brick Works (Miocene of Denmark)

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