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Arktocara Boersma and Pyenson 2016 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Allodelphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 346064

Full reference: A. Boersma and N. D. Pyenson. 2016. Arktocara yakataga, a new fossil odontocete (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Oligocene of Alaska and the antiquity of Platanistoidea. PeerJ 4:e2321

Parent taxon: Allodelphinidae according to A. Boersma and N. D. Pyenson 2016

Sister taxa: Allodelphis, Goedertius, Ninjadelphis, Zarhinocetus

Subtaxa: Arktocara yakataga

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Type: Arktocara yakataga

Ecology: scansorial insectivore