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Tretosphrys Cope 1868 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 36862

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1868. Second contribution to the history of the Vertebrata of the Miocene period of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1868:184-194

Parent taxon: Cetacea according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ambulocetidae, Anarnak, Archaeocetus, Balaenodontae, Balaenoidorum, Berardiopsis, Berardiopsis pliocaenus, Cetotheriomorphus dubius, Cetotherium priscum, Cetotolites, Globicephalus eocaenus, Loncodelphis, Manatus giganteus, Mystacoceta, Mystacoceti, Nanisocetus, Neoballaenidae, Otaria leclercii, Oxypterus, Pakicetidae, Palaeocetus, Pelagiceti, Proteroceta, Protocetidae, Protocetoidea, Remingtonocetidae, Remingtonocetoidea, Rhynchoceti, Zeugloceta, Ziphius blasii, Balanadae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore