Alternative combinations: Catodon vetus, Physeter antiquus vetus
Synonyms: Physeter antiquus Leidy 1853 [objective synonym], Physiter antiquus Leidy 1853 [objective synonym]
Full reference: J. Leidy. 1869. The extinct mammalian fauna of Dakota and Nebraska, including an account of some allied forms from other localities, together with a synopsis of the mammalian remains of North America. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 2:1-472
- Physeter vetus: ANSP 11258, a set of teeth
- Physeter antiquus: ANSP 12076, a set of teeth (portions of three teeth and fragments of two tympanic bones). Its type locality is Ashley River, Pleistocene, which is in a Pleistocene marine horizon in South Carolina.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore
• Quaternary of United States (1: Georgia collection)
• Miocene of United States (1: Virginia)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
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