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Numataphocoena Ichishima and Kimura 2000 (porpoise)

Osteichthyes - Delphinoidea - Phocoenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63499

Full reference: H. Ichishima and M. Kimura. 2000. A new fossil porpoise (Cetacea; Delphinoidea; Phocoenidae) from the early Pliocene Horokaoshirarika Formation, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(3):561-576

Parent taxon: Phocoenidae according to Y. Tanaka and H. Ichishima 2016

Sister taxa: Archaeophocaena, Australithax, Brabocetus, Haborophocoena, Lomacetus, Loxolithax, Miophocaena, Neophocaena, Phocoena, Phocoeninae, Phocoenoides, Phocoenoidinae, Piscolithax, Pterophocaena, Salumiphocaena, Semirostrum, Septemtriocetus

Subtaxa: Numataphocoena yamashitai

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore