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Diaphorocetus poucheti Moreno 1892 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 64487

Alternative combinations: Diaphorocetus pouchetti, Hypocetus poucheti, Mesocetus poucheti, Paracetus poucheti

Full reference: F. P. Moreno. 1892. Lijeros apuntes sobre dos generos de cetaceos fosiles de la Republica Argentina. Revista del Museo de La Plata 3:393-400

Belongs to Diaphorocetus according to O. Hampe 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Puerto Madryn, which is in an Aquitanian marginal marine siltstone/sandstone in the Monte Leon Formation of Argentina

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore