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Australithax de Muizon 1988 (porpoise)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Phocoenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36674

Full reference: C. de Muizon. 1988. Les vertebres fossiles de la Formation Pisco (Perou). Troisieme partie: Les Odontocetes (Cetacea, Mammalia) du Miocene. Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations (78)1-244

Parent taxon: Phocoenidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Archaeophocaena, Brabocetus, Haborophocoena, Lomacetus, Loxolithax, Miophocaena, Neophocaena, Numataphocoena, Phocoena, Phocoeninae, Phocoenoides, Phocoenoidinae, Piscolithax, Pterophocaena, Salumiphocaena, Semirostrum, Septemtriocetus

Subtaxa: Australithax intermedia

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Type: Australithax intermedia

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore