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Kharthlidelphis diceros Mchedlidze and Pilleri 1988 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 53161

Full reference: G. A. Mchedlidze and G. Pilleri. 1988. Kharthlidelphis diceros, a new genus and species from the Oligocene of Georgia (Caucasus, USSR). Investigations on Cetacea 21:9-15

Belongs to Kharthlidelphis according to R. E. Fordyce and C. de Muizon 2001

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IPGAS NC 2/30, a maxilla (rostrum with teeth). Its type locality is Cedisi Village, which is in a Chattian marine marl in Georgia.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore