PaleoDB taxon number: 308494
Alternative combination: Gaviacetus sahnii
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 taxa: none
Type specimen: VPL 1021, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Harudi, which is in a Lutetian shallow subtidal mudstone in the Harudi Formation of India.
Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser