Pithanodelphis cornutus Du Bus 1872 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea

Alternative combination: Phocaenopsis cornutus

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 Pithanodelphis according to C. Peredo et al. 2018

See also Abel 1905, Barnes 1985, Dawson 1996, Du Bus 1872, Ichishima et al. 1995, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904 and Vanden Broeck 1874

Sister taxa: none

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

Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Miocene to Pliocene of Belgium (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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