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Champsodelphis euxinicus Nordmann 1860 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 69725

Alternative combination: Phocaena euxinica

Full reference: A. Nordmann. 1860. Palaentologie Sudresslands 1-360

Belongs to Champsodelphis according to R. E. Fordyce and C. de Muizon 2001

Sister taxa: Champsodelphis acutus, Champsodelphis bessarabicus, Champsodelphis denticulatus, Champsodelphis dubius, Champsodelphis italicus, Champsodelphis karreri, Champsodelphis krahuletzi, Champsodelphis letochae, Champsodelphis lophogenius, Champsodelphis macrogenius, Champsodelphis macrospondylus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Chisinau, which is in a Sarmatian marine horizon in Moldova

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser