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Archaeschrichtius Bisconti and Varola 2006 (gray whale)

Osteichthyes - Balaenopteroidea - Eschrichtiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 114364

Full reference: M. Bisconti and A. Varola. 2006. The oldest eschrictiid mysticete: and a new morphological diagnosis of Eschrichtiidae (gray whales). Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigafia 112(3):447-457

Parent taxon: Eschrichtiidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Eschrichtioides, Eschrichtius, Gricetoides

Subtaxa: Archaeschrichtius ruggieroi

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Type: Archaeschrichtius ruggieroi

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder