Chimuziphius Bianucci et al. 2016 (beaked whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Ziphiidae

Full reference: G. Bianucci, C. Di Celma, M. Urbina and O. Lambert. 2016. New beaked whales from the late Miocene of Peru and evidence for convergent evolution in stem and crown Ziphiidae (Cetacea, Odontoceti). PeerJ 4:e2479

Parent taxon: Ziphiidae according to A. Berta 2017

See also Bianucci et al. 2016

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

Subtaxa: Chimuziphius coloradensis

View classification

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Chimuziphius in the database

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.