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Berardius arnuxii Duvernoy 1851 (Arnoux's beaked whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Ziphiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63590

Alternative combinations: Berardius arnouxi, Berardius arnuxi

Full reference: M. Duvernoy. 1851. Memoire sure les characteres osteologiques des genres nouveaus ou des especesnouvelles de cetaces vivants out fossiles. Annales des Sciences Naturelles 15:1-71

Belongs to Berardius according to J. G. Mead and R. L. Brownell 2005

Sister taxon: Berardius bairdii

Type specimen: MNHN, a skull (skull). Its type locality is Akaroa, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in New Zealand.

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 1180.0 x 610.0