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Ambulocetus Thewissen et al. 1994 (whale)

Amniota - Therapsida - Ambulocetidae

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

Parent taxon: Ambulocetidae according to M. D. Uhen 2010

Sister taxa: Gandakasia, Himalayacetus

Subtaxa: Ambulocetus natans

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Type: Ambulocetus natans

Ecology: aquatic carnivore