Eurhinodelphis cocheteuxi Du Bus 1867 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Eurhinodelphinidae

Synonyms: Priscodelphinus crassus Du Bus 1872, Priscodelphinus declivus Du Bus 1872, Priscodelphinus robustus Du Bus 1872

Full reference: B. Du Bus. 1867. Sur quelques mammiferes du crag d'Anvers. Bulletins de L'Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts 24:562-577

Belongs to Eurhinodelphis according to O. Lambert 2005

See also Abel 1901, Abel 1905, Abel 1909, Du Bus 1867, Du Bus 1872, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Van Beneden and Gervais 1880 and Vanden Broeck 1874

Sister taxon: Eurhinodelphis longirostris

Type specimens:

  • Eurhinodelphis cocheteuxi: IRSNB 3252-M.294, a skull. Its type locality is Vieux-Dieu, which is in a Langhian/Serravallian open shallow subtidal sandstone in the Berchem Formation of Belgium.
  • Priscodelphinus crassus: IRSNB 3552, a skull. Its type locality is Vieux-Dieu, which is in a Langhian/Serravallian open shallow subtidal sandstone in the Berchem Formation of Belgium.
  • Priscodelphinus declivus: IRSNB 3449, a maxilla (rostrum). Its type locality is Vieux-Dieu, which is in a Langhian/Serravallian open shallow subtidal sandstone in the Berchem Formation of Belgium.
  • Priscodelphinus robustus: IRSNB 3403, a partial skull. Its type locality is Vieux-Dieu, which is in a Langhian/Serravallian open shallow subtidal sandstone in the Berchem Formation of Belgium.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Belgium (4 collections), the Netherlands (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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