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Zygorhiza True 1908 (whale)

Mammalia - Pelagiceti - Basilosauridae

Full reference: F.W. True. 1908. The fossil cetacean, Dorudon serratus GIBBES. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 52(4):5-78

Parent taxon: Basilosauridae according to M. D. Uhen 2013

Sister taxa: Ancalecetus, Balaenoptera juddi, Basilosaurinae, Basilosaurus, Basiloterus, Basilotritus, Berardiopsis miocaenus, Chrysocetus, Cynthiacetus, Dorudon, Dorudontinae, Masracetus, Ocucajea, Platyosphys, Pontogeneus, Saghacetus, Stromeriinae, Stromerius, Supayacetus, Zeuglodon wanklyni

Subtaxa: Zygorhiza kochii

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Type: Basilosaurus kochii

Ecology: aquatic carnivore