Basilotritus Goldin and Zvonok 2013 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Basilosauridae

Full reference: P. Goldin and E. Zvonok. 2013. Basilotritus uheni, a New Cetacean (Cetacea, Basilosauridae) from the Late Middle Eocene of Eastern Europe. Journal of Paleontology 87(2):254-268

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

See also Berta 2017, Gao and Ni 2015, Goldin and Zvonok 2013, Goldin et al. 2014, Martínez-Cáceres et al. 2017, Marx et al. 2016 and Uhen 2013

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

Subtaxa: Basilotritus uheni Basilotritus wardii

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (1 collection), Germany (1), Ukraine (4), United States (6: North Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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