Phocageneus Leidy 1869 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Squalodelphinidae

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1869. The extinct mammalian fauna of Dakota and Nebraska, including an account of some allied forms from other localities, together with a synopsis of the mammalian remains of North America. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 2:1-472

Parent taxon: Squalodelphinidae according to T. Kimura 2018

See also Bianucci et al. 2013, Bianucci et al. 2018, Bianucci et al. 2015, Carroll 1988, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Godfrey et al. 2017, Gottfried et al. 1994, Hay 1902, Lambert et al. 2014, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Muizon 1987, Muizon 1994, Nelson and Uhen 2018, Palmer 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Uhen et al. 2008 and Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008

Sister taxa: Furcacetus, Huaridelphis, Macrosqualodelphis, Medocinia, Notocetus, Squalodelphis

Subtaxa: Phocageneus venustus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Miocene of United States (4: Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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