Piscobalaena Pilleri and Siber 1989 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Cetotheriidae

Full reference: G. Pilleri and H. J. Siber. 1989. Neuer Spattertiarer cetotherid (Cetacea, Mysticeti) aus der Pisco Formation Perus. Beitrage zur Palaontologie der Cetaceen Perus 109-115

Parent taxon: Cetotheriidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

See also Berta 2017, Bisconti 2014, Bisconti et al. 2013, Bouetel 2005, Bouetel and Muizon 2006, Gol'din 2018, Gol'din and Steeman 2015, Goldin and Startsev 2014, Goldin et al. 2014, Hampe and Baszio 2010, Marx and Fordyce 2015, McKenna and Bell 1997, Pilleri and Siber 1989 and Steeman 2007

Sister taxa: Cephalotropis, Cetotheriinae, Ciuciulea, Cophocetus, Eucetotherium, Herentalia, Herpetocetinae, Heterocetus, Hibacetus, Imerocetus, Joumocetus, Metopocetus, Neobalaeninae, Palaeobalaena, Titanocetus, Tiucetus, Tranatocetus, Vampalus

Subtaxa: Piscobalaena nana

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Peru (4 collections), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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