Dorudon Gibbes 1845 (whale)

Mammalia - Pelagiceti - Basilosauridae

Alternative spellings: Dorydon, Doryodon, Durodon

Synonym: Prozeuglodon Andrews 1906

Full reference: R. W. Gibbes. 1845. Description of the teeth of a new fossil animal found in the Green Sand of South Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2(9):254-256

Parent taxon: Basilosauridae according to M. D. Uhen 2018

See also Abel 1914, Abel 1919, Andrews 1906, Benton 1993, Berta 2017, Boessenecker and Fordyce 2015, Bouetel and Muizon 2006, Bronn 1853, Carroll 1988, Cioppi 2014, Clementz et al. 2006, Fitzgerald 2010, Fordyce and Roberts 2009, Gao and Ni 2015, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gibbes 1847, Gill 1872, Gingerich 1992, Gingerich 2012, Gingerich and Cappetta 2014, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Kellogg 1928, Kellogg 1936, Martínez-Cáceres et al. 2017, Martinez-Cáceres and Muizon 2011, Marx et al. 2016, Mchedlidze 1970, McKenna and Bell 1997, McLeod and Barnes 2008, Moustafa 1954, Palmer 1904, Pictet 1853, Schouten 2011, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Slijper 1936, Spaulding et al. 2009, Stromer 1908, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Uhen 1996, Uhen 1998, Uhen 2002, Uhen 2004, Uhen 2008, Uhen 2009, Uhen 2013, Zittel 1894 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Ancalecetus, Balaenoptera juddi, Basilosaurinae, Basilosaurus, Basiloterus, Basilotritus, Berardiopsis miocaenus, Chrysocetus, Cynthiacetus, Dorudontinae, Masracetus, Ocucajea, Platyosphys, Pontogeneus, Pontogeneus brachyspondylus, Saghacetus, Stromeriinae, Stromerius, Supayacetus, Zygorhiza

Subtaxa: Dorudon atrox Dorudon serratus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (43 collections), New Zealand (1), United States (6: Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina), Western Sahara (8)

Total: 58 collections including 59 occurrences

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