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Ambulocetus natans Thewissen et al. 1994 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Ambulocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 62971

Full reference: J. G. M. Thewissen, S. T. Hussain, and M. Arif. 1994. Fossil evidence for the origin of aquatic locomotion in archaeocete whales. Science 263:210-212

Belongs to Ambulocetus according to P. D. Gingerich et al. 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: H-GSP 18507, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is H-GSP 9209, which is in a Lutetian marine siltstone in the Kuldana Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser