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Basilotritus Goldin and Zvonok 2013 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Basilosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 263252

Full reference: P. Goldin and E. Zvonok. 2013. Basilotritus uheni, a New Cetacean (Cetacea, Basilosauridae) from the Late Middle Eocene of Eastern Europe. Journal of Paleontology 87(2):254-268

Parent taxon: Basilosauridae according to M. D. Uhen 2018

Sister taxa: Ancalecetus, Balaenoptera juddi, Basilosaurinae, Basilosaurus, Basiloterus, Berardiopsis miocaenus, Chrysocetus, Cynthiacetus, Dorudon, Dorudontinae, Masracetus, Ocucajea, Platyosphys, Pontogeneus, Pontogeneus brachyspondylus, Saghacetus, Stromeriinae, Stromerius, Supayacetus, Zygorhiza

Subtaxa: Basilotritus uheni, Basilotritus wardii

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser