Aulophyseter mediatlanticus Cope 1895

Mammalia - Cetacea - Physeteridae

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

Belongs to Aulophyseter according to M. D. Uhen et al. 2008

See also Allen 1921, Case 1904, Cope 1895, Gottfried et al. 1994, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Kazár 2002, Trouessart 1898 and Trouessart 1904

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.

Distribution: found only at Drum Point

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