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Macrosqualodelphis ukupachai Bianucci et al. 2018

PaleoDB taxon number: 368863

Full reference: G. Bianucci, G. Bosio, E. Malinverno, C. Muizon, I. M. Villa, M. Urbina, and O. Lambert. 2018. A new large squalodelphinid (Cetacea, Odontoceti) from Peru sheds light on the Early Miocene platanistoid disparity and ecology. Royal Society Open Science 5(4):172302

Belongs to Macrosqualodelphis according to G. Bianucci et al. 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MUSM 2545, a partial skull (skull lacking the anterior portion of the rostrum, the ear bones, both mandibles and the hyoid bones). Its type locality is Cerro Colorado Macrosqualodelphis type locality, which is in a Burdigalian marine siltstone in the Chilcatay Formation of Peru.