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Mammalodon Pritchard 1939 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Mammalodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36757

Full reference: B. G. Pritchard. 1939. On the discovery of a fossil whale in the older Tertiaries of Torquay, Victoria. The Victorian Naturalist 55(9):151-159

Parent taxon: Mammalodontidae according to R. E. Fordyce and F. G. Marx 2018

Sister taxon: Janjucetus

Subtaxa: Mammalodon colliveri, Mammalodon hakataramea

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder