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Nalacetus ratimitus Thewissen and Hussain 1998 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Pakicetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63098

Full reference: J. G. M. Thewissen and S. T. Hussain. 1998. Systematic review of the Pakicetidae, early and middle Eocene Cetacea (Mammalia) from Pakistan and India. Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History 34:220-238

Belongs to Nalacetus according to J. G. M. Thewissen and S. T. Hussain 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: H-GSP 18521, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is H-GSP 62, which is in a Lutetian coarse channel fill conglomerate in the Kuldana Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore