Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Bohaskaia monodontoides Velez-Juarbe and Pyenson 2012 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Monodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 230405

Full reference: J. Velez-Juarbe and N. D. Pyenson. 2012. Bohaskia monodontoides, a new monodontid (Cetacea, Odontoceti, Delphinoidea) from the Pliocene of the western North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(2):476-484

Belongs to Bohaskaia according to J. Velez-Juarbe and N. D. Pyenson 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 182963, a partial skull (partial skull including tympanoperiotics). Its type locality is Rice's Pit, which is in a Zanclean shallow subtidal siltstone in the Yorktown Formation of Virginia.

Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore