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Kogiopsis Kellogg 1929 (sperm whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Physeteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36745

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1929. A new fossil toothed whale from Florida. American Museum Novitates 389:1-10

Parent taxon: Physeteridae according to M. D. Uhen et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Aulophyseter, Aulophyseterinae, Diaphorocetus, Hoplocetinae, Idiophyseter, Idiorophus, Orca semseyi, Orcopsis, Orycterocetus, Paleophoca, Physeter, Physeterinae, Physeterula, Physodontidae, Physotherium, Placoziphius, Scaldicetus lodgei, Ziphioides, Ziphiola

Subtaxa: Kogiopsis floridana

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Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore-carnivore