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Attockicetus praecursor Thewissen and Hussain 2000 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Remingtonocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 62970

Full reference: J. G. M. Thewissen and S. T. Hussain. 2000. Attockicetus praecursor, a new remingtonocetid cetacean from marine Eocene sediments of Pakistan. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 7(3):133-146

Belongs to Attockicetus according to S. A. McLeod and L. G. Barnes 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: H-GSP 96232, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is H-GSP 9204, which is in a Lutetian marine mudstone/limestone in the Kohat Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser