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Furcacetus flexirostrum Bianucci et al. 2020

PaleoDB taxon number: 412504

Full reference: G. Bianucci, C. de Muizon, M. Urbina and O. Lambert. 2020. Extensive diversity and disparity of the early Miocene platanistoids (Cetacea, Odontoceti) in the Southeastern Pacific (Chilcatay Formation, Peru). Life 10(27):1-62

Belongs to Furcacetus according to G. Bianucci et al. 2020

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MUSM 487, a skull (ranium damaged in some parts; in particular the left lateral and the posteroventral portions of the neurocranium are missing. Eight broken teeth are inside thei). Its type locality is Zamaca-Ullujaya area, which is in a Burdigalian marine horizon in the Chilcatay Formation of Peru.