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Rudicetus Bianucci 2001 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Kentriodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 64149

Full reference: G. Bianucci. 2001. A new genus of kentriodontid (Cetacea: Odontoceti) from the Miocene of South Italy. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21(3):573-577

Parent taxon: Kentriodontidae according to C. Peredo et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Heterodelphis, Kampholophinae, Kampholophos, Kentriodon, Kentriodontinae, Lamprolithax, Lophocetinae, Microphocaena, Pithanodelphininae, Portheus patagonicus, Wimahl

Subtaxa: Rudicetus squalodontoides

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Type: Rudicetus squalodontoides

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore