PaleoDB taxon number: 53295
Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and M. D. Uhen. 1996. Ancalecetus simonsi, a new dorudontine archaeocete (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the early late Eocene of Wadi Hitan, Egypt. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 29(13):359-401
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: CGM 42290, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Wadi Hitan ZV-81, which is in a Priabonian shoreface sandstone in the Birket Qarun Formation of Egypt.
Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser