Indopacetus pacificus Longman 1926 (tropical bottlenose whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Ziphiidae

Alternative combination: Mesoplodon pacificus

Belongs to Indopacetus according to B. Ramassamy 2016

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Dalebout et al. 2003, Hershkovitz 1966, Mead 1989, Mead and Brownell 2005, Moore 1968 and Scheffer and Rice 1963

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: QM J2106.

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore


• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Japan (1), Malaysia (1), Maldives (1), Mexico (1), Mozambique (1), Peru (1), Somalia (1), South Africa (2)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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