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
Sister taxon: Babiacetus indicus
Type specimen: RUSB 2512, a skull. Its type locality is Babia Hills, which is in a Lutetian mire/swamp shale in the Harudi Formation of India.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore