Anoplonassa Cope 1869 (beaked whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Ziphiidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. On two extinct marine Mammalia from the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosphical Society 11:188-191

Parent taxon: Ziphiidae according to A. Berta 2017

See also Abel 1919, Carroll 1988, Cope 1869, Cope 1890, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Gill 1872, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Kellogg 1928, Lambert 2005, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mead 1975, Palmer 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, True 1907 and Uhen et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Anarnacinae, Aporotus, Belemnoziphius, Beneziphius, Berardiinae, Caviziphius, Chavinziphius, Chimuziphius, Choneziphiidae, Dagonodum, Dioplodon senensis, Eboroziphius, Hyperoodontinae, Messapicetus, Nenga, Ninoziphius, Notoziphius, Pelycorhamphus, Pterocetus, Rhinostodes, Synostodon, Tasmacetus, Xhosacetus, Ziphiina, Ziphiinae, Ziphiopsis, Ziphirostrum, Indopacetina, Tasmacetina

Subtaxa: Anoplonassa forcipata

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Type: Anoplonassa forcipata

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Georgia collection)

• Miocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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