PaleoDB taxon number: 57337
Full reference: M. D. Uhen and P. D. Gingerich. 2001. New genus of dorudontine archaeocete (Cetacea) from the Middle-to-Late Eocene of South Carolina. Marine Mammal Science 17(1):1-34
Sister taxon: Chrysocetus fouadassii
Type specimen: SCSM 87.195, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Santee Portland Cement Co. quarry, which is in a Priabonian marine wackestone/grainstone in the Tupelo Bay Formation of South Carolina.
Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser