Kentriodon Kellogg 1927 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Kentriodontidae

Synonym: Grypolithax Kellogg 1931

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1927. Kentriodon pernix, a Miocene porpoise from Maryland. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 69(19):1-14

Parent taxon: Kentriodontidae according to C. Peredo et al. 2018

See also Barnes 1977, Barnes 1978, Barnes 1985, Barnes and Mitchell 1984, Benton 1993, Berta 2017, Carroll 1988, Dawson 1996, de Muizon 1988, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fordyce and Roberts 2009, Geisler et al. 2011, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Hay 1930, Ichishima 1995, Ichishima et al. 1995, Kazár 2006, Kazár and Hampe 2014, Kellogg 1928, Kellogg 1931, Lambert et al. 2005, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Salinas-Marquez et al. 2014, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Uhen et al. 2008, Whitmore 1984 and Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008

Sister taxa: Heterodelphis, Kampholophinae, Kampholophos, Kentriodontinae, Lamprolithax, Lophocetinae, Microphocaena, Pithanodelphininae, Portheus patagonicus, Rudicetus, Wimahl

Subtaxa: Kentriodon diusinus Kentriodon fuchsii Kentriodon hobetsu Kentriodon hoepfneri Kentriodon obscurus Kentriodon pernix Kentriodon schneideri

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (3 collections), Armenia (1), Austria (5), Belgium (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Japan (2), Mexico (2), Moldova (2), New Zealand (2), Peru (2), Romania (2), Turkey (1), United States (18: California, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (1)

Total: 44 collections including 47 occurrences

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