Felidhu Atoll (Holocene of Maldives)

Where: Maldives (3.4° N, 73.4° E: paleocoordinates 3.4° N, 73.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Primary reference: M. L. Dalebout, G. J. B. Ross, C. S. Baker, R. C. Anderson, P. B. Best, V. G. Cockcroft, H. L. Hinsz, V. Peddemores, and R. L. Pitman. 2003. Appearance, distribution, and genetic distinctivenss of Longman's beaked whale, Indopacetus pacificus. Marine Mammal Science 19(3):421-461 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 80608: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.04.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Ziphiidae
Indopacetus pacificus Longman 1926 tropical bottlenose whale