Septemtriocetus Lambert 2008 (porpoise)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Phocoenidae

Full reference: O. Lambert. 2008. A new porpoise (Cetacea, Odontoceti, Phocoenidae) from the Pliocene of the North Sea. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(3):863-872

Parent taxon: Phocoenidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

See also Berta 2017, Colpaert et al. 2015, Lambert 2008 and Murakami et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Archaeophocaena, Australithax, Brabocetus, Haborophocoena, Lomacetus, Loxolithax, Miophocaena, Neophocaena, Numataphocoena, Phocoena, Phocoeninae, Phocoenoides, Phocoenoidinae, Piscolithax, Pterophocaena, Salumiphocaena, Semirostrum

Subtaxa: Septemtriocetus bosselaersi

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Type: Septemtriocetus bosselaersi

Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Distribution: found only at Verrebroek dock (Pliocene of Belgium)

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