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Squaloziphius Muizon 1991 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 36853

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1991. A new Ziphiidae (Cetacea) from the Early Miocene of Washington State (USA) and phylogenetic analysis of the major groups of odontocetes. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle. 4e Serie. Section C. Sciences de la Terre. Paleontologie, Geologie, Mineralogie 12(3-4):279-326

Parent taxon: Squaloziphiidae according to O. Lambert et al. 2019

Sister taxon: Yaquinacetus

Subtaxa: Squaloziphius emlongi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore