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Kekenodon Hector 1881 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Pelagiceti

PaleoDB taxon number: 36741

Alternative spellings: Kenodon, Kokenodon, Xekenodon

Full reference: J. Hector. 1881. Notes on New Zealand Cetacea, recent and fossil. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 13:434-437

Parent taxon: Pelagiceti according to M. Martínez-Cáceres et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Basilosauridae, Kekenodontidae, Neoceti, Phococetus

Subtaxa: Kekenodon onamata

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore