Ambulocetus Thewissen et al. 1994 (whale)

Mammalia - Ambulocetidae

Full reference: J. G. M. Thewissen, S. T. Hussain, and M. Arif. 1994. Fossil evidence for the origin of aquatic locomotion in archaeocete whales. Science 263:210-212

Parent taxon: Ambulocetidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

See also Berta 2017, Gao and Ni 2015, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gingerich 2012, McKenna and Bell 1997, McLeod and Barnes 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Spaulding et al. 2009, Thewissen et al. 1994, Thewissen et al. 1996, Thewissen et al. 2001, Thewissen et al. 2001, Uhen 2010 and Williams 1998

Sister taxon: Gandakasia

Subtaxa: Ambulocetus natans

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Pakistan (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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