Ischyrorhynchus vanbenedeni Ameghino 1891 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Iniidae

Synonym: Anisodelphis brevirostratus Rovereto 1915

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1891. Caracteres diagnosticos de cincuenta especies nuevas de mamiferos fosiles argentinos. Revista Argentina de Historia Natural 1(3):129-167

Belongs to Ischyrorhynchus according to G. Aguirre-Fernández et al. 2017

See also Ameghino 1891, Cozzuol 1985, Cozzuol 1996, Cozzuol 2010, Geisler et al. 2012, Lambert et al. 2017, Pilleri and Gihr 1979, Rovereto 1915, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Ischyrorhynchus vanbenedeni: Its type locality is Rio Parana, which is in a Tortonian marginal marine horizon in the Entre Rios Formation of Argentina
  • Anisodelphis brevirostratus: Its type locality is Rio Parana, which is in a Tortonian marginal marine horizon in the Entre Rios Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (1 collection), Brazil (1), Venezuela (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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