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Platyosphys Kellogg 1936 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Basilosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36815

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1936. A Review of the Archaeoceti. Carnegie Institution of Washington 482:1-366

Parent taxon: Basilosauridae according to A. Berta 2017

Sister taxa: Ancalecetus, Balaenoptera juddi, Basilosaurinae, Basilosaurus, Basiloterus, Basilotritus, Berardiopsis miocaenus, Chrysocetus, Cynthiacetus, Dorudon, Dorudontinae, Masracetus, Ocucajea, Pontogeneus, Pontogeneus brachyspondylus, Saghacetus, Stromeriinae, Stromerius, Supayacetus, Zygorhiza

Subtaxa: Platyosphys aithai, Platyosphys einori, Platyosphys paulsonii

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser