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Pelycorhamphus Cope 1895 (beaked whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti - Ziphiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63940

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1895. Fourth contribution to the marine fauna of the Miocene Period of the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosphical Society 34:135-155

Parent taxon: Ziphiidae according to M. D. Uhen and N. D. Pyenson 2007

Sister taxa: Anarnacinae, Anoplonassa, Aporotus, Belemnoziphius, Beneziphius, Berardiinae, Caviziphius, Chavinziphius, Choneziphiidae, Dagonodum, Dioplodon bononiensis, Dioplodon senensis, Eboroziphius, Hyperoodontinae, Messapicetus, Nenga, Ninoziphius, Notoziphius, Pterocetus, Squaloziphiinae, Synostodon, Tasmacetus, Xhosacetus, Ziphiina, Ziphiinae, Ziphiopsis, Ziphirostrum, Indopacetina, Tasmacetina

Subtaxa: Pelycorhamphus pertortus

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Type: Pelycorhamphus pertortus

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore