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Cetotherium klinderi Brandt 1871 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 69835

Alternative combination: Cetotherium clinderi

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1871. Bericht uber den Fortgang meiner Studien uber di Cetaceen, welche das grosse zur Tertiarzeit von Mitteleuropa bis Centralasien hinein ausgedehnte Meeresbechen bevolkerten. Bulletin de l'Academie Imperiale de St. Petersbourg 1871:563-566

Belongs to Chaeomysticeti according to P. Goldin and D. Startsev 2017

Sister taxa: Balaenidae, Balaenomorpha, Cetotheriidae, Cetotheriopsidae, Cetotheriopsis, Cetotherium incertum, Cetotherium pusillum, Eomysticetidae, Eomysticetoidea, Halicetus, Megapteropsis, Piscocetus, Plicogulae, Sitsqwayk, Thalassotherii, Tlaxcallicetus, Whakakai

Type specimen: HMZ P766, a partial skull. Its type locality is Chisinau, which is in a Sarmatian marine horizon in Moldova.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore