Lipotes vexillifer Miller 1918 (Chinese river dolphin)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Lipotidae

Full reference: G. S. Miller. 1918. A new river-dolphin from China. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 68(2):1-12

Belongs to Lipotes according to J. G. Mead and R. L. Brownell 2005

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Brownell and Herald 1972, Hershkovitz 1966, Miller 1918, Rice 1998 and Scheffer and Rice 1963

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 218293. Its type locality is Tungting Lake, which is in a Holocene lacustrine - large horizon in China.

Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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