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Prosqualodon Lydekker 1894 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Prosqualodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36831

Synonyms: Postsqualodon Stromer 1908 (no. 191544), Prioinia True 1909 (no. 36825), Proinia True 1909 (no. 42947)

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1894. Cetacean skulls from Patagonia. Anales del Museo de la Plata II:1-13

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

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Prosqualodon australis, Prosqualodon davidis

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Type: Prosqualodon australis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore