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Hibacetus Otsuka and Ota 2008 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Cetotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 123009

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

Parent taxon: Cetotheriidae according to A. Berta 2017

Sister taxa: Cephalotropis, Cetotheriinae, Ciuciulea, Cophocetus, Eucetotherium, Herentalia, Herpetocetinae, Heterocetus, Imerocetus, Joumocetus, Metopocetus, Neobalaeninae, Palaeobalaena, Piscobalaena, Titanocetus, Tiucetus, Tranatocetus, Vampalus

Subtaxa: Hibacetus hirosei

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Type: Hibacetus hirosei

Ecology: scansorial insectivore