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Phocageneus Leidy 1869 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Squalodelphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36805

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1869. The extinct mammalian fauna of Dakota and Nebraska, including an account of some allied forms from other localities, together with a synopsis of the mammalian remains of North America. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 2:1-472

Parent taxon: Squalodelphinidae according to G. Bianucci et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Huaridelphis, Macrosqualodelphis, Medocinia, Notocetus, Squalodelphis

Subtaxa: Phocageneus venustus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore