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Scaldicetus macgeei Chapman 1912 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 66046

Full reference: F. Chapman. 1912. On the occurrence of Scaldicetus in Victoria. Department of Mines (Geological Survey [Australia]) 1912:236-238

Belongs to Scaldicetus according to O. Hampe 2006

Sister taxa: Otaria prisca, Scaldicetus antwerpiensis, Scaldicetus bellunensis, Scaldicetus caretti, Scaldicetus crispus, Scaldicetus degiorgii, Scaldicetus grandis, Scaldicetus inflatus, Scaldicetus minor, Scaldicetus perpinguis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Beaumaris, which is in a Messinian shoreface sandstone in the Black Rock Sandstone Formation of Australia

Ecology: scansorial insectivore