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Balaenoptera edeni Anderson 1879 (Eden's whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Balaenopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81902

Alternative combination: Rorqualus edeni

Belongs to Balaenoptera according to F. G. Marx 2011

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Thaybyoo Choung, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in Myanmar

Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): humerus length 316.2, radius length 585.8, skull 2997.9 x 1425.6

Estimated body mass: 25.2 tons based on humerus length and radius length