Cotylocara Geisler et al. 2014 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Xenorophidae

Full reference: J. H. Geisler, M. W. Colbert, and J. L. Carew. 2014. A new fossil species supports an early origin for toothed whale echolocation. Nature

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

See also Berta 2017 and Geisler et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Albertocetus, Archaeodelphis, Echovenator, Inermorostrum, Xenorophus

Subtaxa: Cotylocara macei

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Type: Cotylocara macei

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at College Park drainage ditch (Oligocene of South Carolina)

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