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Basilosaurus puschi Brandt 1873 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 145706

Alternative combination: Zeuglodon puschii

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1873. Uber bisher in Russland gefundene Reste von Zeuglodonten. Melanges biologiques Bulletin de l'Academie imperials des Sciences de St. Petersbourg 9:111-112

Belongs to Basilosaurus according to G. T. Lloyd and G. J. Slater 2018

Sister taxa: Basilosaurus cetoides, Basilosaurus drazindai, Basilosaurus isis, Hydrarchos harlani

Type specimen: Its type locality is Inowlodz, which is in a Tertiary fissure fill limestone in Poland

Ecology: scansorial insectivore