Gandakasia potens Dehm and Oettingen-Spielberg 1958 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Ambulocetidae

Full reference: R. Dehm and T. Oettingen-Spielberg. 1958. Paläontologische und geologische Untersuchungen im Tertiär von Pakistan. Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathewmatisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 91:1-54

Belongs to Gandakasia according to P. D. Gingerich et al. 2017

See also Dehm and Oettingen-Spielberg 1958, McLeod and Barnes 2008, Szalay and Gould 1966, Thewissen et al. 2001 and van Vliet 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IPHG 1956 II 4, a set of teeth. Its type locality is G-GSP 9605, which is in a Lutetian foreshore mudstone/siltstone in the Kuldana Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Eocene of Pakistan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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