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Praekogia Barnes 1973 (pygmy sperm whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Kogiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36824

Full reference: L. G. Barnes. 1973. Praekogia cedrosensis, a new genus and species of fossil pygymy sperm whale from Isla Cedros Baja California, Mexico. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 247:1-20

Parent taxon: Kogiinae according to A. Collareta et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Kogia, Koristocetus, Nanokogia, Pliokogia

Subtaxa: Praekogia cedrosensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore