Tiucetus rosae Marx et al. 2017 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - 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

Belongs to Tiucetus according to F. G. Marx et al. 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN.F. PPI261, a partial skull (partial cranium preserving most of the braincase, the bases of both supraorbital processes, both periotics and tympanic bullae, both mallei and stapes, and the ). Its type locality is Santa Rosa, which is in a Serravallian/Tortonian marine horizon in the Pisco Formation of Peru.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Santa Rosa

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