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Himalayacetus subathuensis Bajpai and Gingerich 1998 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Pakicetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63094

Full reference: S. Bajpai and P. D. Gingerich. 1998. A new Eocene archaeocete (Mammalia, Cetacea) from India and the time of origin of whales. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 95:15464-15468

Belongs to Himalayacetus according to P. D. Gingerich and H. Cappetta 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: RUSB 2003, a mandible. Its type locality is Kuthar Nala, which is in a Ypresian marine limestone in the Subathu Formation of India.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore