Eucetotherium Brandt 1873 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae

Alternative spelling: Cetotherium (Eucetotherium)

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1873. Untersuchungen über die fossilen und subfossilen cetaceen Europa's. Mémoires de L'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint-Petersbourg, Series 7 20(1):1-372

Parent taxon: Cetotheriidae according to P. Gol'din and M. E. Steeman 2015

See also Berta 2017, Brandt 1873, Carroll 1988, Gol'din 2018, Goldin and Startsev 2014, Goldin et al. 2014, Kellogg 1928, Lydekker 1887, McKenna and Bell 1997, Palmer 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945 and True 1912

Sister taxa: Cephalotropis, Cetotheriinae, Ciuciulea, Cophocetus, Herentalia, Herpetocetinae, Heterocetus, Hibacetus, Imerocetus, Joumocetus, Metopocetus, Neobalaeninae, Palaeobalaena, Piscobalaena, Titanocetus, Tiucetus, Tranatocetus, Vampalus

Subtaxa: Eucetotherium helmersenii

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Russian Federation (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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