Ninoziphius Muizon 1983 (beaked whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Ziphiidae

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1983. Un Ziphiidae nouveau du Pliocene inferieur de Perou. Comptes rendus de l'Academic des Sciences Paris Serie II 297:85-88

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

See also Berta 2017, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler et al. 2011, Lambert 2005, Lambert et al. 2013, McKenna and Bell 1997, Muizon 1983, Muizon 1984, Muizon 1991, Sepkoski 2002, Uhen et al. 2008 and Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008

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

Subtaxa: Ninoziphius platyrostris

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (3: Florida, North Carolina collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Peru (1), United States (2: North Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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