Full reference: M. D. Uhen. 2005. A new genus and species of archaeocete whale from Mississippi. Southeastern Geology 43(3):157-172
Sister taxon: Cynthiacetus peruvianus
Type specimen: MMNS VP 445, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Cynthia Pit, which is in a Priabonian offshore claystone in the Yazoo Formation of Mississippi.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore