Platanista Wagler 1830 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Platanistidae

Synonyms: Soosoo Hamilton 1837, Sousou Cuvier 1836 [objective synonym], Susa Wagler 1830, Susu Lesson 1828

Parent taxon: Platanistinae according to S. J. Godfrey et al. 2017

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Barnes 2002, Barnes 2006, Barnes and Reynolds 2009, Berta 2017, Bianucci et al. 2013, Boersma and Pyenson 2016, Cope 1890, Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott 1951, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fraser and Purves 1960, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gill 1871, Gill 1872, Gorjanovic-Kramberger 1892, Gray 1846, Gray 1850, Gray 1863, Gray 1866, Gray 1868, Hershkovitz 1966, Kasuya 1973, Lesson 1828, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mead and Brownell 2005, Miller 1923, Muizon 1987, Muizon 1994, Palmer 1904, Pilleri 1989, Rice 1998, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Turner 1912, Weber 1928 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Platanista gangetica

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bangladesh (1 collection), India (2), Pakistan (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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