Ziphirostrum Du Bus 1868 (beaked whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Ziphiidae

Synonyms: Mioziphius Abel 1905, Ziphirostre Van Beneden 1864

Full reference: B. Du Bus. 1868. Sur differents Ziphiides nouveaux du crag d'Anvers. Bulletins de L'Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts 25:621-630

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

See also Abel 1905, Abel 1919, Berta 2017, Bianucci et al. 2007, Bianucci et al. 2010, Bianucci et al. 1994, Carroll 1988, Du Bus 1868, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gill 1872, Kellogg 1928, Lambert 2005, Lambert et al. 2009, Lambert et al. 2013, Lydekker 1887, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mead 1975, Muizon 1991, Palmer 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904 and Zittel 1925

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

Subtaxa: Ziphirostrum marginatum Ziphirostrum recurvus Ziphirostrum turninense

View classification

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Belgium (1 collection), Spain (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Miocene of Belgium (2), the Netherlands (2)

Total: 7 collections including 12 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.