Tranatocetus argillarius Roth 1978

Mammalia - Cetacea - Cetotheriidae

Alternative combination: Mesocetus argillarius

Full reference: F. Roth. 1978. Mesocetus argillarius sp.n. (Cetacea, Mysticeti) from Upper Miocene of Denmark, with remarks on the lower jaw and echolocation system in whale phylogeny. Zoologica Scripta 7:63-79

Belongs to Tranatocetus according to P. Gol'din and M. E. Steeman 2015

See also Bisconti et al. 2013, Roth 1978, Steeman 2007 and Steeman 2010

Sister taxon: Tranatocetus maregermanicum

Type specimen: MGUHVP 2319, a partial skull. Its type locality is Gram Brick Works, which is in a Tortonian marine claystone in the Gram Formation of Denmark.

Distribution: found only at Gram Brick Works

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