Goniodelphis hudsoni Allen 1941 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Iniidae

Full reference: G. M. Allen. 1941. A fossil river dolphin from Florida. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 89(1):1-8

Belongs to Goniodelphis according to J. H. Geisler et al. 2012

See also Allen 1941, Cozzuol 2010, de Muizon 1988, Sherman 1952 and Uhen et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCZ 3920, a partial skull. Its type locality is American Agricultural Chemical Company Mine, which is in a Serravallian lagoonal sandstone in the Peace River Formation of Florida.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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