Notiocetus Ameghino 1891 (rorqual)

Mammalia - Mysticeti - Balaenopteridae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1891. Caracteres diagnosticos de cincuenta especies nuevas de mamiferos fosiles argentinos. Revista Argentina de Historia Natural 1(3):129-167

Parent taxon: Balaenopteridae according to A. Berta 2017

See also Ameghino 1891, Carroll 1988, Cozzuol 1996, Kellogg 1928, McKenna and Bell 1997, Palmer 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: Agaphelinae, Archaebalaenoptera, Balaena affinis, Balaena definata, Balaena emarginata, Balaena gibbosa, Balaenoptera, Balaenoptera borealina, Balaenoptera musculoides, Balaenoptera portisii, Balaenoptera rostratella, Balaenoptera sibbaldina, Balaenoptera taiwanica, Balaenopterinae, Cetotheriophanes, Delphinus brachyspondylus, Diunatans, Eobalaenoptera, Eschrichtiinae, Fragilicetus, Hadrosaurus tripos, Incakujira, Megaptera, Megaptera affinis, Megapterinae, Megapteropsis robusta, Miobalaenoptera, Nehalaennia, Parabalaenoptera, Parabalaenopterinae, Plesiobalaenoptera, Plesiocetus, Praemegaptera, Praemegapterinae, Protororqualus

Subtaxa: Notiocetus platensis Notiocetus romerianus

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Type: Notiocetus platensis

Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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