Albertocetus meffordorum Uhen 2008 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Xenorophidae

Full reference: M. D. Uhen. 2008. A new Xenorophus-like odontocete cetacean form the Oligocene of North Carolina and a discussion of the basal odontocete radiation. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 6(4):433-452

Belongs to Albertocetus according to R. W. Boessenecker et al. 2017

See also Sanders and Geisler 2015 and Uhen 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 525001, a skull (partial skull with periotics). Its type locality is Onslow Beach, which is in a Chattian carbonate limestone in the Belgrade Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Oligocene of United States (4: North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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