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Parapontoporia Barnes 1984 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Lipotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 62909

Alternative spelling: Parapontoparia

Full reference: L. G. Barnes. 1984. Fossil odontocetes (Mammalia: Cetacea) from the Almejas Formation, Isla Cedros, Mexico. PaleoBios 42:1-46

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

Sister taxon: Lipotes

Subtaxa: Parapontoporia pacifica, Parapontoporia sternbergi, Parapontoporia wilsoni

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Type: Parapontoporia pacifica

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore