Araeodelphis Kellogg 1957 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Platanistidae

Alternative spelling: Areodelphis

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1957. Two additional Miocene porpoises from the Calvert Cliffs Maryland. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 107(3387):279-337

Parent taxon: Platanistidae according to S. J. Godfrey et al. 2017

See also Bianucci et al. 2020, Carroll 1988, Godfrey et al. 2006, Gottfried et al. 1994, Kellogg 1957, Lambert et al. 2014, McKenna and Bell 1997, Muizon 1987, Sepkoski 2002, Uhen et al. 2008, Uhen and Pyenson 2007 and Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008

Sister taxa: Argyrocetinae, Dilophodelphis, Pachyacanthus, Platanista, Platanistinae, Pomatodelphininae, Pomatodelphis, Tachyrgrhynchus, Zarhachis

Subtaxa: Araeodelphis natator

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Maryland, North Carolina collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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