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Kharodacetus sahnii Bajpai and Thewissen 1998 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

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

Belongs to Kharodacetus according to S. Bajpai and J. G. M. Thewissen 2014

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