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Georgiacetus Hulbert et al. 1998 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36720

Full reference: R. C. Hulbert, R. M. Petkewich, G. A. Bishop, D. Bukry, and D. P. Aleshire. 1998. A new middle Eocene protocetid whale (Mammalia: Cetacea: Archaeoceti) and associated biota from Georgia. Journal of Paleontology 72(5):907-927

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

Sister taxa: Aegyptocetus, Artiocetus, Babiacetus, Carolinacetus, Crenatocetus, Dhedacetus, Eocetus, Gaviacetus, Georgiacetinae, Indocetinae, Indocetus, Kharodacetus, Maiacetus, Makaracetinae, Makaracetus, Natchitochia, Pappocetinae, Pappocetus, Peregocetus, Protocetinae, Protocetus, Qaisracetus, Rodhocetus, Takracetus, Togocetus, Tupelocetus

Subtaxa: Georgiacetus vogtlensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore