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Balaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister 1867 (rorqual)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Balaenopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81901

Alternative combination: Pterobalaena bonaerensis

Synonyms: Balaenoptera bonaerensis huttoni Gray 1874 (no. 146645), Balaenoptera huttoni Gray 1874 (no. 129209)

Belongs to Balaenoptera according to F. G. Marx and R. E. Fordyce 2015

Sister taxa: Balaenoptera acutorostrata, Balaenoptera andrejewi, Balaenoptera bertae, Balaenoptera borealis, Balaenoptera brydei, Balaenoptera cephalus, Balaenoptera davidsonii, Balaenoptera edeni, Balaenoptera fasciata, Balaenoptera grimmi, Balaenoptera musculus, Balaenoptera omurai, Balaenoptera physalus, Balaenoptera ryani, Balaenoptera siberi, Balaenoptera sursiplana

Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder