Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Ambulocetus Thewissen et al. 1994 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Ambulocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36660

Full reference: J. G. M. Thewissen, S. T. Hussain, and M. Arif. 1994. Fossil evidence for the origin of aquatic locomotion in archaeocete whales. Science 263:210-212

Parent taxon: Ambulocetidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxon: Gandakasia

Subtaxa: Ambulocetus natans

View classification

Ecology: scansorial insectivore