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Togocetus Gingerich and Cappetta 2014 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 287437

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and H. Cappetta. 2014. A new archaeocete and other marine mammals (Cetacea and Sirenia) from lower middle Eocene phosphate deposits of Togo. Journal of Paleontology 88(1):109-129

Parent taxon: Protocetidae according to A. Berta 2017

Sister taxa: Aegyptocetus, Artiocetus, Babiacetus, Carolinacetus, Crenatocetus, Dhedacetus, Eocetus, Gaviacetus, Georgiacetinae, Georgiacetus, Indocetinae, Indocetus, Kharodacetus, Maiacetus, Makaracetinae, Makaracetus, Natchitochia, Pappocetinae, Pappocetus, Pontobasileus, Protocetinae, Protocetus, Qaisracetus, Rodhocetus, Takracetus

Subtaxa: Togocetus traversei

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser