Alternative combinations: Diaphorocetus mediatlanticus, Hypocetus atlanticus, Hypocetus mediatlanticus, Orycterocetus mediatlanticus, Paracetus mediatlanticus
Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1895. Fourth contribution to the marine fauna of the Miocene Period of the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosphical Society 34:135-155
Sister taxon: Aulophyseter morricei
Type specimen: USNM 10594. Its type locality is Drum Point, which is in a Tortonian offshore shelf horizon in the St Marys Formation of Maryland.
Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore
Distribution: found only at Drum Point
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