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Kentriodon Kellogg 1927 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Kentriodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36743

Synonym: Grypolithax Kellogg 1931 (taxon 63596)

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1927. Kentriodon pernix, a Miocene porpoise from Maryland. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 69(19):1-14

Parent taxon: Kentriodontidae according to C. Peredo et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Heterodelphis, Kampholophinae, Kampholophos, Kentriodontinae, Lamprolithax, Lophocetinae, Microphocaena, Pithanodelphininae, Portheus patagonicus, Rudicetus, Wimahl

Subtaxa: Kentriodon diusinus, Kentriodon fuchsii, Kentriodon hobetsu, Kentriodon hoepfneri, Kentriodon obscurus, Kentriodon pernix, Kentriodon schneideri

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore