Brabocetus Colpaert et al. 2015 (porpoise)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Phocoenidae

Full reference: W. Colpaert, M. Bosselaers, and O. Lambert. 2015. Out of the Pacific: A second fossil porpoise from the Pliocene of the North Sea Basin. Acata Paleontologica Polonica 60(1):1-10

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

See also Colpaert et al. 2015

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

Subtaxa: Brabocetus gigaseorum

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Type: Brabocetus gigaseorum

Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Distribution: found only at Beverentunnel (Pliocene of Belgium)

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