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Aporotus Du Bus 1868 (beaked whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti - Ziphiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 64612

Full reference: B. Du Bus. 1868. Sur differents Ziphiides nouveaux du crag d'Anvers. Bulletins de L'Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts 25:621-630

Parent taxon: Ziphiidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Anarnacinae, Anoplonassa, Belemnoziphius, Beneziphius, Berardiinae, Caviziphius, Chavinziphius, Choneziphiidae, Dagonodum, Dioplodon bononiensis, Dioplodon senensis, Eboroziphius, Hyperoodontinae, Messapicetus, Nenga, Ninoziphius, Notoziphius, Pelycorhamphus, Pterocetus, Squaloziphiinae, Synostodon, Tasmacetus, Xhosacetus, Ziphiina, Ziphiinae, Ziphiopsis, Ziphirostrum, Indopacetina, Tasmacetina

Subtaxa: Aporotus dicyrtus, Aporotus recurvirostris

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore