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Tohoraata Boessenecker and Fordyce 2014 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Mysticeti - 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: Eomysticetidae according to R. W. Boessenecker and R. E. Fordyce 2016

Sister taxa: Eomysticetus, Micromysticetus, Tokarahia, Waharoa, Yamatocetus

Subtaxa: Tohoraata raekohao, Tohoraata waitakiensis

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder