PaleoDB taxon number: 123008
Full reference: H. Otsuka and Y. Ota. 2008. Cetotheres from the early Middle Miocene Bihoku Group in Shobara District, Hiroshima Prefecture, West Japan. Miscellaneous Reports of the Hiwa Museum for Natural History 49(2):1-66
Type specimen: HMN-F00022, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Monde-cho, which is in a Burdigalian estuary/bay sandstone/limestone in the Itahashi Formation of Japan.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder