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Tohoraata Boessenecker and Fordyce 2014 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Eomysticetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65441

Full reference: R. W. Boessenecker and R. E. Fordyce. 2014. A new eomysticetid (Mammalia: Cetacea) from the Late Oligocene of New Zealand and re-evaluation of 'Mauicetus' waitakiensis.

Parent taxon: Aetiocetidae according to R. E. Fordyce and F. G. Marx 2018

Sister taxa: Aetiocetinae, Aetiocetus, Ashorocetus, Chonecetinae, Chonecetus, Fucaia, Morawanocetinae, Salishicetus, Waharoa

Subtaxa: Tohoraata raekohao, Tohoraata waitakiensis

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder