Chimuziphius coloradensis Bianucci et al. 2016 (beaked whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - 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

Belongs to Chimuziphius according to G. Bianucci et al. 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MUSM 2548, a partial skull (incomplete cranium lacking the anterior portion of the rostrum, most of the right side of the neurocranium, and most of the basicranium)

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Chimuziphius coloradensis in the database

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