PaleoDB taxon number: 64013
Full reference: L. G. Barnes. 1985. Fossil pontoporiid dolphins (Mammalia: Cetacea) from the Pacific Coast of North America. Contributions in Science 363:1-34
Type specimen: UCMP 83790. Its type locality is Manresa Beach, north, which is in a Tortonian coastal horizon in the Purisima Formation of California.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore