PaleoDB taxon number: 114702
Full reference: F. C. Whitmore and J. A. Kaltenbach. 2008. Neogene Cetacea of the Lee Creek Phosphate Mine, North Carolina. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication 14:181-269
Sister taxon: Lagenorhynchus albirostris
Type specimen: USNM 206098, a skull (cranium with compelte braincase). Its type locality is Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation, which is in a Zanclean estuary/bay sandstone in the Yorktown Formation of North Carolina.
Ecology: scansorial piscivore-carnivore