Loxolithax Kellogg 1931 (porpoise)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Phocoenidae

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1931. Pelagic mammals of the Temblor Formation of the Kern River region, California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science 19(12):217-397

Parent taxon: Phocoenidae according to A. Berta 2017

See also Barnes 1977, Barnes 1984, Carroll 1988, de Muizon 1988, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Kazár 2006, Kellogg 1931, McKenna and Bell 1997, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Uhen et al. 2008 and Wilson 1973

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

Subtaxa: Loxolithax sinuosa

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Type: Loxolithax sinuosa

Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Distribution: found only at Sharktooth Hill (Miocene of California)

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