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Piscolithax Muizon 1983 (porpoise)

Osteichthyes - Delphinoidea - Phocoenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36811

Synonym: Piscorhynchus Pilleri and Siber 1989 (taxon 63942)

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1983. Un nouveau Phocoenidae (Cetacea) du Pliocene inferieur du Perou. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences Paris Serie II (296)1203-1206

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

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

Subtaxa: Piscolithax aenigmaticus, Piscolithax boreios, Piscolithax longirostris, Piscolithax tedfordi

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore