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Pontobasileus Leidy 1873 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63091

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1873. Contributions to the Extinct Vertebrate Fauna of the Western Territories. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories 1-358

Parent taxon: Protocetidae according to A. Berta 2017

Sister taxa: Aegyptocetus, Artiocetus, Babiacetus, Carolinacetus, Crenatocetus, Dhedacetus, Eocetus, Gaviacetus, Georgiacetinae, Georgiacetus, Indocetinae, Indocetus, Kharodacetus, Maiacetus, Makaracetinae, Makaracetus, Natchitochia, Pappocetinae, Pappocetus, Protocetinae, Protocetus, Qaisracetus, Rodhocetus, Takracetus, Togocetus

Subtaxa: Pontobasileus tuberculatus

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Type: Pontobasileus tuberculatus

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser