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Ocucajea picklingi Uhen et al. 2011 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Basilosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 199247

Full reference: M. D. Uhen, N. D. Pyenson, T. J. DeVries, M. Urbina, and P. R. Renne. 2011. New middle Eocene whales from the Pisco Basin of Peru. Journal of Paleontology 85(5):955-969

Belongs to Ocucajea according to M. D. Uhen 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MUSM 1442, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Archaeocete Valley, Paracas, AV-19, which is in a Bartonian coastal sandstone in the Paracas Formation of Peru.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser