Scaldicetus Du Bus 1867 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti

Synonyms: Eucetus Du Bus 1867, Palacodelphis Du Bus 1872, Palaeodelphis Du Bus 1872, Physodon Gervais 1872

Full reference: B. Du Bus. 1867. Sur quelques mammiferes du crag d'Anvers. Bulletins de L'Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts 24:562-577

Parent taxon: Physeteroidea according to E. G. M. Fitzgerald 2011

See also Abel 1905, Abel 1919, Ameghino 1901, Barnes 1977, Benton 1993, Bianucci 1996, Bianucci and Landini 2002, Brandt 1873, Carroll 1988, Cope 1890, Dal Piaz 1929, Deperet 1887, Du Bus 1867, Du Bus 1872, Fitzgerald 2004, Flores 1895, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fordyce and Roberts 2009, Hampe 2006, Hirota and Barnes 1995, Kazár 2002, Kellogg 1928, Lydekker 1887, Lydekker 1887, McKenna and Bell 1997, Muizon 1991, Newton 1891, Palmer 1904, Paquier 1894, Pilleri 1985, Pilleri 1987, Sach and Heizmann 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Toscano et al. 2013, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Uhen et al. 2008, Van Beneden and Gervais 1880, Van Deinse 1931, Vanden Broeck 1874 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Acrophyseter, Albicetus, Aulophyseter rionegrensis, Brygmophyseter, Eudelphis, Ferecetotherium, Hoplocetus, Kogiidae, Livyatan, Physeterida, Physeteridae, Preaulophyseter, Zygophyseter

Subtaxa: Scaldicetus antwerpiensis Scaldicetus bellunensis Scaldicetus caretti Scaldicetus crispus Scaldicetus degiorgii Scaldicetus grandis Scaldicetus inflatus Scaldicetus macgeei Scaldicetus minor Scaldicetus perpinguis

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Netherlands (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Italy (2), United States (5: California, Florida, North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Belgium (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Belgium (2), France (1), Germany (3), Italy (5), Japan (3), the Netherlands (6), New Zealand (1), Portugal (3), Spain (3), United States (7: California, Florida, Maryland, Virginia)

Total: 50 collections including 67 occurrences

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