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Idiocetus guicciardinii Capellini 1876 (right whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Balaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 64462

Alternative combination: Idiocetus guicciardini

Full reference: G. Capellini. 1876. Sulle balene fossili toscane. Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei 3:9-14

Belongs to Idiocetus according to E. Cioppi 2014

Sister taxon: Idiocetus tsugarensis

Type specimen: IFG 16996 V, a partial skull. Its type locality is Montopoli, Lower Valdarno, which is in a Villanyian terrestrial mudstone in Italy.

Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder