Echovenator Churchill et al. 2016 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Xenorophidae

Full reference: M. Churchill, M. Martinez-Cáceres, C. Muizon, J. Mnieckowski, and J. H. Geisler. 2016. The Origin of High-Frequency Hearing in Whales. Current Biology 26:1-6

Parent taxon: Xenorophidae according to M. Churchill et al. 2016

See also Berta 2017

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

Subtaxa: Echovenator sandersi

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Type: Echovenator sandersi

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (2: North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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