Sitsqwayk Peredo and Uhen 2016 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti

Full reference: C. M. Peredo and M. D. Uhen. 2016. A new basal chaeomysticete (Mammalia: Cetacea) from the Late Oligocene Pysht Formation of Washington, USA. Papers in Palaeontology 2(4):533-554

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to C. M. Peredo and M. D. Uhen 2016

See also Berta 2017

Sister taxa: Balaenidae, Balaenomorpha, Cetotheriidae, Cetotheriopsidae, Cetotheriopsis, Cetotherium incertum, Cetotherium klinderi, Cetotherium pusillum, Eomysticetidae, Eomysticetoidea, Halicetus, Megapteropsis, Piscocetus, Plicogulae, Thalassotherii, Tlaxcallicetus, Whakakai

Subtaxa: Sitsqwayk cornishorum

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Type: Sitsqwayk cornishorum

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Twin River Quarry (Oligocene of Washington)

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