Aporotus Du Bus 1868 (beaked whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Ziphiidae

Full reference: B. Du Bus. 1868. Sur differents Ziphiides nouveaux du crag d'Anvers. Bulletins de L'Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts 25:621-630

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

See also Abel 1905, Berta 2017, Bianucci et al. 2007, Du Bus 1868, Gill 1872, Lambert 2005, Lambert et al. 2011, Lydekker 1887, McKenna and Bell 1997, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: Anarnacinae, Anoplonassa, Belemnoziphius, Beneziphius, Berardiinae, Caviziphius, Chavinziphius, Chimuziphius, Choneziphiidae, Dagonodum, Dioplodon senensis, Eboroziphius, Hyperoodontinae, Messapicetus, Nenga, Ninoziphius, Notoziphius, Pelycorhamphus, Pterocetus, Rhinostodes, Synostodon, Tasmacetus, Xhosacetus, Ziphiina, Ziphiinae, Ziphiopsis, Ziphirostrum, Indopacetina, Tasmacetina

Subtaxa: Aporotus dicyrtus Aporotus recurvirostris

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Belgium (1 collection)

• Miocene of Belgium (1)

Total: 2 collections including 4 occurrences

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