Cetotherium parvum Trouessart 1898 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Cetotheriidae

Synonym: Delphinapterus tyrannus Cope 1868

Full reference: E. L. Trouessart. 1898. Catalogus mammalium tam viventium quam fossilum 5:665-1264

Belongs to Cetotherium according to K. K. Tarasenko and A. V. Lopatin 2012

See also Case 1904, Cope 1868, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Kellog 1968, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: Cetotherium capellinii, Cetotherium crassangulum, Cetotherium furlongi, Cetotherium megalophysum, Cetotherium polyporum, Cetotherium rathkii, Cetotherium riabinini

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Drum Point (Miocene of Maryland)

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