Full reference: G. Bianucci, O. Lambert, and K. Post. 2007. A high diversity in fossil beaked whales (Mammalia, Odontoceti, Ziphiidae) recovered by trawling from the sea floor off South Africa. Geodiversitas 29(4):561-618
See also Lambert et al. 2018
Sister taxon: Izikoziphius angustus
Type specimen: PEM N 3265, a partial skull (partial skull including the rostru, the anterior part of the cranium, and the vertex). Its type locality is Southern Africa, offshore, which is in a Miocene/Pliocene marine phosphorite in South Africa.
Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore
• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1 collection)
• Miocene to Holocene of French Southern Territories (1)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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