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Notocetus Moreno 1892 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti - Squalodelphinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36783

Synonyms: Argyrodelphis Lydekker 1894 [objective synonym] (no. 63999), Diochotichus Ameghino 1894 (no. 64676), Diochoticus Ameghino 1894 (no. 145722)

Full reference: F. P. Moreno. 1892. Lijeros apuntes sobre dos generos de cetaceos fosiles de la Republica Argentina. Revista del Museo de La Plata 3:393-400

Parent taxon: Squalodelphinidae according to S. J. Godfrey et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Huaridelphis, Medocinia, Phocageneus, Squalodelphis

Subtaxa: Notocetus vanbenedeni

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Type: Diochotichus vanbenedeni

Ecology: aquatic carnivore