Palaeobalaena Moreno 1882 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae

Full reference: F. P. Moreno. 1882. Patagonia resto de un antiguo continente hoy sumerjido. Contributions al Estudio de las Collecciones del Museo Antropologico y Arqueologico 1882:1-37

Parent taxon: Cetotheriidae according to R. Kellogg 1931

See also Ameghino 1889, Ameghino 1894, Moreno 1882, Palmer 1904, Sepkoski 2002 and Trouessart 1898

Sister taxa: Cephalotropis, Cetotheriinae, Ciuciulea, Cophocetus, Eucetotherium, Herentalia, Herpetocetinae, Heterocetus, Hibacetus, Imerocetus, Joumocetus, Metopocetus, Neobalaeninae, Piscobalaena, Titanocetus, Tiucetus, Tranatocetus, Vampalus

Subtaxa: Palaeobalaena bergi

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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