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Parapontoporia sternbergi Gregory and Kellogg 1927 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Lipotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67005

Alternative combination: Stenodelphis sternbergi

Full reference: W. K. Gregory and R. Kellogg. 1927. A fossil porpoise from California. American Museum Novitates 269:1-7

Belongs to Parapontoporia according to R. W. Boessenecker 2013

Sister taxa: Parapontoporia pacifica, Parapontoporia wilsoni

Type specimen: AMNH 21905. Its type locality is India Street & West Walnut, which is in a Piacenzian marine horizon in the San Diego Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 600.5 x 138.5