Agorophius Cope 1895 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Agorophiidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1895. Fourth contribution to the marine fauna of the Miocene Period of the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosphical Society 34:135-155

Parent taxon: Agorophiidae according to S. Godfrey et al. 2016

See also Abel 1914, Abel 1919, Benton 1993, Berta 2017, Boessenecker and Geisler 2018, Carroll 1988, Cope 1895, Fordyce 1981, Fordyce 1982, Fordyce 2003, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler et al. 2011, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Harland et al. 1967, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Kellogg 1928, Keyes 1973, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Miller 1923, Palmer 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Uhen 2008, Uhen et al. 2008 and Whitmore and Sanders 1977

Sister taxon: Microzeuglodontidae

Subtaxa: Agorophius pygmaeus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (5: South Carolina collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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