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Babiacetus mishrai Bajpai and Thewissen 1998 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Protocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63126

Full reference: S. Bajpai and J. G. M. Thewissen. 1998. Middle Eocene Cetaceans from the Harudi and Subathu Formations of India. The Emergence of Whales 213-233

Belongs to Babiacetus according to S. A. McLeod and L. G. Barnes 2008

Sister taxon: Babiacetus indicus

Type specimen: RUSB 2512, a skull. Its type locality is Babia Hills, which is in a Lutetian estuary/bay shale in the Harudi Formation of India.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore