Himalayacetus Bajpai and Gingerich 1998 (whale)

Mammalia - Pakicetidae

Full reference: S. Bajpai and P. D. Gingerich. 1998. A new Eocene archaeocete (Mammalia, Cetacea) from India and the time of origin of whales. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 95:15464-15468

Parent taxon: Pakicetidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

See also Bajpai and Gingerich 1998, Berta 2017, Clementz et al. 2006, Gao and Ni 2015, Gingerich 2012, Gingerich and Cappetta 2014, McLeod and Barnes 2008, Thewissen et al. 2001 and Uhen 2010

Sister taxa: Ichthyolestes, Nalacetus, Pakicetus

Subtaxa: Himalayacetus subathuensis

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Kuthar Nala (Eocene of India)

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