Ocucajea Uhen et al. 2011 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Basilosauridae

Full reference: M. D. Uhen, N. D. Pyenson, T. J. DeVries, M. Urbina, and P. R. Renne. 2011. New middle Eocene whales from the Pisco Basin of Peru. Journal of Paleontology 85(5):955-969

Parent taxon: Basilosauridae according to M. D. Uhen 2018

See also Berta 2017, Gao and Ni 2015, Martínez-Cáceres et al. 2017, Marx et al. 2016, Uhen 2013 and Uhen et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Ancalecetus, Balaenoptera juddi, Basilosaurinae, Basilosaurus, Basiloterus, Basilotritus, Berardiopsis miocaenus, Chrysocetus, Cynthiacetus, Dorudon, Dorudontinae, Masracetus, Platyosphys, Pontogeneus, Pontogeneus brachyspondylus, Saghacetus, Stromeriinae, Stromerius, Sulaimanitherium, Supayacetus, Zygorhiza

Subtaxa: Ocucajea picklingi

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Archaeocete Valley, Paracas, AV-19 (Eocene of Peru)

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