Scaldicetus antwerpiensis Du Bus 1872 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti

Full reference: B. Du Bus. 1872. Mammiferes nouveaux du crag d'Anvers. Bulletins de L'Academie Royale des Sciences, des Letteres et des Beaux-Arts 34:491-509

Belongs to Scaldicetus according to H. Ichishima 2005

See also Abel 1905, Du Bus 1872, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Van Beneden and Gervais 1880 and Vanden Broeck 1874

Sister taxa: Otaria prisca, Scaldicetus bellunensis, Scaldicetus caretti, Scaldicetus crispus, Scaldicetus degiorgii, Scaldicetus grandis, Scaldicetus inflatus, Scaldicetus macgeei, Scaldicetus minor, Scaldicetus perpinguis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Anvers, which is in a Miocene/Pliocene marine horizon in Belgium

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Anvers

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