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Sitsqwayk cornishorum Peredo and Uhen 2016 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 347954

Full reference: C. M. Peredo and M. D. Uhen. 2016. A new basal chaeomysticete (Mammalia: Cetacea) from the Late Oligocene Pysht Formation of Washington, USA. Papers in Palaeontology 2(4):533-554

Belongs to Sitsqwayk according to C. M. Peredo and M. D. Uhen 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UWBM 82916, a skull. Its type locality is Twin River Quarry, which is in a Chattian basinal (siliceous) mudstone in the Pysht Formation of Washington.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder