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Awamokoa Tanaka and Fordyce 2016 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 345858

Full reference: Y. Tanaka and R. E. Fordyce. 2016. Awamokoa tokarahi, a new basal dolphin in the Platanistoidea (late Oligocene, New Zealand). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

Parent taxon: Platanistoidea according to Y. Tanaka and R. E. Fordyce 2016

Sister taxa: Allodelphinidae, Aondelphis, Dalpiazinidae, Platanistidae, Prosqualodontidae, Squalodelphinidae, Squalodontidae, Urkudelphis, Waipatiidae

Subtaxa: Awamokoa tokarahi

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Type: Awamokoa tokarahi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore