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Eubalaena shinshuensis Kimura et al. 2007 (right whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Balaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 104726

Full reference: T. Kimura, K. Narita, T. Fujita and Y. Hasegawa. 2007. A new species of Eubalaena (Cetacea: Mysticeti: Balaenidae) from the Gonda Formation (latest Miocene-early Pliocene) of Japan. Bulletin of the Gunma Museum of Natural History 11:15-27

Belongs to Eubalaena according to F. G. Marx and R. E. Fordyce 2015

Sister taxa: Eubalaena australis, Eubalaena glacialis, Eubalaena ianitrix, Eubalaena japonica

Type specimen: SFMCV-0024, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Shinshushinmachi, which is in a Messinian marginal marine horizon in the Gonda Formation of Japan.

Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): skull length 3217.0