Pakicetus inachus Gingerich and Russell 1981 (whale)

Mammalia - Pakicetidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and D. E. Russell. 1981. Pakicetus inachus, a new archaeocete (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the early-middle Eocene Kuldana Formation of Kohat (Pakistan). Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 25(11):235-246

Belongs to Pakicetus according to P. D. Gingerich and D. E. Russell 1981

See also Clementz et al. 2006, Cooper et al. 2009, Gingerich 2012, Gingerich et al. 2017, McLeod and Barnes 2008, Thewissen and Hussain 1998 and Thewissen et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Pakicetus attocki, Pakicetus calcis, Pakicetus chittas

Type specimen: GSP-UM 084, a partial skull. Its type locality is Chorlakki, which is in a Lutetian fluvial conglomerate in the Kuldana Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore


• Eocene of Pakistan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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