Aprixokogia kelloggi Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008 (pygmy sperm whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Kogiidae

Full reference: F. C. Whitmore and J. A. Kaltenbach. 2008. Neogene Cetacea of the Lee Creek Phosphate Mine, North Carolina. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication 14:181-269

Belongs to Aprixokogia according to J. Velez-Juarbe et al. 2015

See also Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 187015, a skull (essentially complete skull lacking distal extremity of rostrum). Its type locality is Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation, which is in a Zanclean estuary/bay sandstone in the Yorktown Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation

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