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Himalayacetus Bajpai and Gingerich 1998 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Pakicetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63093

Full reference: S. Bajpai and P. D. Gingerich. 1998. A new Eocene archaeocete (Mammalia, Cetacea) from India and the time of origin of whales. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 95:15464-15468

Parent taxon: Pakicetidae according to P. D. Gingerich and H. Cappetta 2014

Sister taxa: Ichthyolestes, Nalacetus, Pakicetus

Subtaxa: Himalayacetus subathuensis

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore