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Crenatocetus McLeod and Barnes 2008 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 134304

Full reference: S. A. McLeod and L. G. Barnes. 2008. A new genus and species of Eocene protocetid archaeocete whale (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Atlantic Coastal plain. Science Series, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 41:73-98

Parent taxon: Protocetidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Aegyptocetus, Artiocetus, Babiacetus, Carolinacetus, Dhedacetus, Eocetus, Gaviacetus, Georgiacetinae, Georgiacetus, Indocetinae, Indocetus, Kharodacetus, Maiacetus, Makaracetinae, Makaracetus, Natchitochia, Pappocetinae, Pappocetus, Pontobasileus, Protocetinae, Protocetus, Qaisracetus, Rodhocetus, Takracetus, Togocetus

Subtaxa: Crenatocetus rayi

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser