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Ninoziphius platyrostris Muizon 1983 (beaked whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Ziphiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 62912

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1983. Un Ziphiidae nouveau du Pliocene inferieur de Perou. Comptes rendus de l'Academic des Sciences Paris Serie II 297:85-88

Belongs to Ninoziphius according to B. Ramassamy 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SAS 941, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Sud-Sacaco West (SAS) horizon), which is in a Messinian foreshore siltstone in the Pisco Formation of Peru.

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore