Tiucetus Marx et al. 2017 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae

Full reference: F. G. Marx, O. Lambert, and C. Muizon. 2017. A new Miocene baleen whale from Peru deciphers the dawn of cetotheriids. Royal Society Open Science 4:170560

Parent taxon: Cetotheriidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Cephalotropis, Cetotheriinae, Ciuciulea, Cophocetus, Eucetotherium, Herentalia, Herpetocetinae, Heterocetus, Hibacetus, Imerocetus, Joumocetus, Metopocetus, Neobalaeninae, Palaeobalaena, Piscobalaena, Titanocetus, Tranatocetus, Vampalus

Subtaxa: Tiucetus rosae

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Type: Tiucetus rosae

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Santa Rosa (Miocene to Miocene of Peru)

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