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Kurdalagonus Tarasenko and Lopatin 2012 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 248288

Full reference: K. K. Tarasenko and A. V. Lopatin. 2012. New Baleen Whale Genera (Cetacea, Mammalia) from the Miocene of the Northern Caucasus and Ciscaucasia: 1. Kurdalagonus gen. nov. from the Middle–Late Sarmatian of Adygea. Paleontological Journal 46(5):531-542

Parent taxon: Cetotheriinae according to P. Goldin and D. Startsev 2017

Sister taxa: Brandtocetus, Cetotherium, Mithridatocetus, Zygiocetus

Subtaxa: Kurdalagonus mchedlidzei

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder