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Qaisracetus Gingerich et al. 2001 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53242

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich, M. Ul-Haq, I. H. Khan and I. S. Zalmout. 2001. Eocene stratrigraphy and archaeocete whales (Mammalia, Cetacea) of Drug Lahar in the eastern Sulaiman range, Balochistan (Pakistan). Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 30(11):269-319

Parent taxon: Protocetidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Aegyptocetus, Artiocetus, Babiacetus, Carolinacetus, Crenatocetus, Dhedacetus, Eocetus, Gaviacetus, Georgiacetinae, Georgiacetus, Indocetinae, Indocetus, Kharodacetus, Maiacetus, Makaracetinae, Makaracetus, Natchitochia, Pappocetinae, Pappocetus, Pontobasileus, Protocetinae, Protocetus, Rodhocetus, Takracetus, Togocetus

Subtaxa: Qaisracetus arifi

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Type: Qaisracetus arifi

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser