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Balaenoptera omurai Wada 2003 (rorqual)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Balaenopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 104742

Alternative combination: Rorqualus omurai

Full reference: S. Wada. 2003. A newly discovered species of living baleen whale. Nature 426:278-281

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

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

Type specimen: NSMT-M32505, an other

Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder