Squalodon Grateloup 1840 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Squalodontidae

Synonyms: Arionius Meyer 1841, Arionus Meyer 1841, Crenidelphinus Laurillard 1844, Delphinoides Pedroni 1845, Kelloggia Mchedlidze 1976, Macrophoca Leidy 1856, Phocodon Agassiz 1841, Rhizoprion Jourdan 1861, Rhytisodon Costa 1852, Smilocamptus Gervais 1849, Smilocomptus Gervais 1849, Trirhizodon Cope 1890

Full reference: J. P. S. Grateloup. 1840. Description d'un fragment de machoire fossile, d'un genre nouveau de reptile (saurien). Actes de l'Academie Nationale des Sciences Belles-Letres et Arts de Bordeaux 2:201-210

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

See also Abel 1905, Abel 1919, Barnes 1985, Benton 1993, Berta 2017, Bianucci and Landini 2002, Bianucci and Varola 2014, Brandt 1874, Bronn 1853, Cahuzac et al. 2005, Carone and Marra 2014, Carroll 1988, Case 1904, Cope 1867, Cope 1867, Cope 1890, Costa 1864, Dal Piaz 1916, Dal Piaz 1929, Delfino et al. 2003, Depéret 1893, Di Patti 2014, Dooley 2005, Flores 1895, Fordyce 1982, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fornasiero and Del Vavero 2014, Geisler et al. 2011, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gibbes 1847, Gill 1871, Gill 1872, Ginsburg and Janvier 1971, Ginsburg and Janvier 1975, Gottfried et al. 1994, Grateloup 1840, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Jourdan 1861, Kellogg 1923, Kellogg 1928, Kellogg 1931, Keyes 1973, Leidy 1856, Lydekker 1887, McCoy 1875, Mchedlidze 1976, McKenna and Bell 1997, Miller 1923, Muizon 1987, Muizon 1991, Muizon 1994, Newton 1891, Palmer 1904, Paquier 1894, Pictet 1853, Pilleri 1987, Rhoads 1903, Rothausen 1968, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Siryk and Dubrovo 1970, Tanaka and Fordyce 2014, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, True 1907, Uhen 2008, Uhen et al. 2008, Uhen and Pyenson 2007, Whitmore 1984, Whitmore and Sanders 1977, Zittel 1877, Zittel 1894 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Austrosqualodon, Eosqualodon, Pachyodon, Phoberodon, Portheodon, Squalodon andrewi, Squalodontinae, Tangaroasaurus, Zeuglodon vredense

Subtaxa: Phoca pedronii Priscodelphinus validus Rhytisodon tuberculatus Squalodon antverpiensis Squalodon atlanticus Squalodon barbarus Squalodon bariensis Squalodon bellunensis Squalodon bordae Squalodon calvertensis Squalodon catulli Squalodon dalpiazi Squalodon grateloupii Squalodon hypsispondylus Squalodon imperator Squalodon linzianus Squalodon melitensis Squalodon meyeri Squalodon mirabilis Squalodon molassicus Squalodon peregrinus Squalodon protervus Squalodon quaternarium Squalodon rugidens Squalodon servatus Squalodon tiedemani Squalodon vocontiorum Squalodon whitmorei Trirhizodon gervaisii Trirhizodon suessii

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Type: Squalodon antverpiensis

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chile (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Massachusetts)

• Neogene of France (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Belgium (4), Costa Rica (1), France (8), Germany (3), Greece (1), Italy (9), Japan (1), Malta (1), the Netherlands (1), Slovakia (1), Switzerland (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (22: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Malta (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Azerbaijan (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Japan (2), United States (2: South Carolina)

Total: 68 collections including 91 occurrences

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