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Albertocetus Uhen 2008 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Xenorophidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 135853

Full reference: M. D. Uhen. 2008. A new Xenorophus-like odontocete cetacean form the Oligocene of North Carolina and a discussion of the basal odontocete radiation. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 6(4):433-452

Parent taxon: Xenorophidae according to R. W. Boessenecker et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Archaeodelphis, Cotylocara, Echovenator, Inermorostrum, Xenorophus

Subtaxa: Albertocetus meffordorum

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore