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Platalearostrum hoekmani Post and Kompanje 2010 (Hoekman’s blunt-snouted dolphin)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 182301

Full reference: K. Post and E. J. O. Kompanje. 2010. A new dolphin (Cetacea, Delphinidae) from the Plio-Pleistocene of the North Sea. Deinsea 14:1-12

Belongs to Platalearostrum according to K. Post and E. J. O. Kompanje 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NMR 9991-00005362, a partial skull (partial rostrum). Its type locality is North Sea, west of Rotterdam, which is in a Pliocene/Pleistocene coastal horizon in the Netherlands.

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore