Llanocetus Mitchell 1989 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti - Llanocetidae

Full reference: E. D. Mitchell. 1989. A new cetacean from the late Eocene La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 46(12):2219-2235

Parent taxon: Llanocetidae according to R. E. Fordyce and F. G. Marx 2018

See also Berta 2017, Cozzuol 1996, Fitzgerald 2010, Fordyce and Roberts 2009, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Marx and Fordyce 2015, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mitchell 1989, Sepkoski 2002, Steeman 2007 and Tsai and Fordyce 2015

Sister taxon: Mystacodon

Subtaxa: Llanocetus denticrenatus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Antarctica (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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