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Anoplonassa Cope 1869 (beaked whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Ziphiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36664

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. On two extinct marine Mammalia from the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosphical Society 11:188-191

Parent taxon: Ziphiidae according to A. Berta 2017

Sister taxa: Anarnacinae, Aporotus, Belemnoziphius, Beneziphius, Berardiinae, Caviziphius, Chavinziphius, Chimuziphius, Choneziphiidae, Dagonodum, Dioplodon senensis, Eboroziphius, Hyperoodontinae, Messapicetus, Nenga, Ninoziphius, Notoziphius, Pelycorhamphus, Pterocetus, Rhinostodes, Squaloziphiinae, Synostodon, Tasmacetus, Xhosacetus, Ziphiina, Ziphiinae, Ziphiopsis, Ziphirostrum, Indopacetina, Tasmacetina

Subtaxa: Anoplonassa forcipata

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Type: Anoplonassa forcipata

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore