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Idiorophus Kellogg 1925 (sperm whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti - Physeteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36732

Synonym: Apenophyseter Cabrera 1926 (taxon 36665)

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1925. Two physeteroid whales from California. Contributions to Palaeontology from the Carnegie Institution of Washington 348(1):1-35

Parent taxon: Physeteridae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Aulophyseter, Aulophyseterinae, Hoplocetinae, Idiophyseter, Kogiopsis, Orca semseyi, Orcopsis, Orycterocetus, Paleophoca, Physeter, Physeter antiquus, Physeterinae, Physeterula, Physodontidae, Physotherium, Placoziphius, Scaldicetus lodgei, Ziphioides, Ziphiola

Subtaxa: Idiorophus bolzanensis, Idiorophus patagonicus

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore