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Medocinia Muizon 1988 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Squalodelphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63674

Alternative spelling: Medoicinia

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1988. Le polyphyletisme des Acrodelphidae, Odontocetes longirostres du Miocene europeen. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histore Naturelle, Section C Sciences de la Terre, Paleontologie, Geologie, Minerologie 10:31-88

Parent taxon: Squalodelphinidae according to G. Bianucci et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Huaridelphis, Macrosqualodelphis, Notocetus, Phocageneus, Squalodelphis

Subtaxa: Medocinia tetragorhina

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore