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Aporotus Du Bus 1868 (beaked whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - 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, Chimuziphius, Dagonodum, Hyperoodontinae, Messapicetus, Nenga, Ninoziphius, Notoziphius, Pterocetus, Rhinostodes, Tasmacetus, Xhosacetus, Ziphiina, Ziphiinae, Ziphirostrum

Subtaxa: Aporotus dicyrtus, Aporotus recurvirostris

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Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore