Llanocetus denticrenatus Mitchell 1989 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Llanocetidae

Full reference: E. D. Mitchell. 1989. A new cetacean from the late Eocene La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 46(12):2219-2235

Belongs to Llanocetus according to F. G. Marx and R. E. Fordyce 2015

See also Buono et al. 2019, Cozzuol 1996, Fitzgerald 2010, Fordyce and Marx 2016, Fordyce and Marx 2018, Marx et al. 2019 and Mitchell 1989

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 183022, a partial skull. Its type locality is La Meseta Seymour Island, Unit III, which is in a Priabonian lagoonal sandstone in the La Meseta Formation of Antarctica.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Antarctica (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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