Alternative combinations: Basilosaurus serratus, Doryodon serratus, Zeuglodon serratum, Zeuglodon serratus
Full reference: R. W. Gibbes. 1845. Description of the teeth of a new fossil animal found in the Green Sand of South Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2(9):254-256
Sister taxon: Dorudon atrox
Type specimen: MCZ 8763, a maxilla. Its type locality is Mazyck Plantation, which is in a Priabonian offshore shelf sandstone in the Harleyville Formation of South Carolina.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore