Schizodelphis morckhoviensis Du Bus 1872

Mammalia - Cetacea - Eurhinodelphinidae

Alternative combination: Priscodelphinus morckhoviensis

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 Schizodelphis according to J. Benoit et al. 2011

See also Abel 1902, Du Bus 1872, Lambert 2004, Trouessart 1904, Van Beneden and Gervais 1880 and Vanden Broeck 1874

Sister taxa: Aulacodelphis, Schizodelphis barnesi, Schizodelphis bogatshowi, Schizodelphis compressus, Schizodelphis planus, Schizodelphis squalodontoides, Schizodelphis sulcatus

Type specimen: USNM 187621 (occipital condyles). Its type locality is Anvers, Berchem Fm., Antwerp Sands, which is in a Langhian/Serravallian open shallow subtidal sandstone in the Berchem Formation of Belgium.

Distribution:

• Miocene of Belgium (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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