Kwanzacetus khoisani Lambert et al. 2018 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Iniidae

Full reference: O. Lambert, C. Auclair, C. Cauxeiro, M. Lopez, and S. Adnet. 2018. A close relative of the Amazon river dolphin in marine deposits: a new Iniidae from the late Miocene of Angola. PeerJ 6(e5556):1-33

Belongs to Kwanzacetus according to O. Lambert et al. 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CZA 1-16, a partial skeleton (partly preserved cranium, five teeth, the axis, a more posterior cervical vertebra, a vertebral centrum, fragments of forelimb and ribs). Its type locality is South Barra do Cuanz, which is in a Tortonian/Messinian marine sandstone in Angola.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at South Barra do Cuanz

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