Full reference: B. K. Shipps, C. M. Peredo, and N. D. Pyenson. 2019. Borealodon osedax, a new stem mysticete (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Oligocene of Washington State and its implications for fossil whale-fall communities. Royal Society Open Science 6(182168):1-20
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: USNM 539939, a partial skull. Its type locality is Murdock Creek, which is in a Rupelian deep-water siltstone in the Pysht Formation of Washington.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder
Distribution: found only at Murdock Creek
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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