Neosqualodon Dal Piaz 1904 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea

Synonym: Microsqualodon Abel 1905

Full reference: G. Dal Piaz. 1904. Neosqualodon Nuovo genere della famiglia degli Squalodontidi. Memoires de la Societe Paleontologique Suisse 31:1-19

Parent taxon: Odontoceti according to E. Cioppi 2014

See also Abel 1905, Abel 1919, Bianucci et al. 2011, Bianucci and Landini 2002, Carroll 1988, Fabiani 1949, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Kellogg 1923, Kellogg 1928, McKenna and Bell 1997, Muizon 1987, Pilleri 1985, Rothausen 1968, Rothausen 1968, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, True 1907, Uhen and Pyenson 2007 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Acrodelphinidae, Agorophiidae, Agorophioidea, Agriocetus, Argyrocetus, Ashleycetidae, Atropatenocetus, Balaenodon, Belosphys, Cetophis, Champsodelphis, Chilcacetus, Colophonodon, Delphinapterus orcinus, Delphinida, Delphinoceti, Delphinodon mento, Delphinopsis, Delphinorhynchus, Delphinus baltringii, Delphinus restitutensis, Delphinus vanzelleri, Dinoziphius, Ediscetus, Eurhinodelphinida, Eurhinodelphis minoensis, Eurhinodelphis sassariensis, Graphiodon, Helvicetus, Helvicetus rugosus, Hesperocetus, Hesperoinia, Homaeocetus, Homocetus villersii, Hyperoodontoidea, Imerodelphis, Inticetidae, Ixacanthus, Kharthlidelphis, Lonchodelphis, Macrochirifer, Macrodelphinus, Microcetus, Microzeuglodon, Miokogia, Miotursiops, Mirocetidae, Monodon spurius, Monodontoidea, Nannolithax, Oligodelphis, Oligosqualodon, Olympicetus, Palaeoziphius, Pandelphinida, Panphyseteroidea, Parapontoporiidae, Parasqualodon, Patriocetidae, Pelodelphis, Phoca debilis, Phoca rugosidens, Phocaenopsis, Phococetus, Physeteroidea, Physetodon, Platanistida, Platanistoidea, Platydelphis, Pontivaga, Priscodelphinus, Priscodelphinus teres, Priscophyseter, Prolipotes, Prophyseter, Prosqualodon, Proterocetus, Rhabdosteoidea, Rhabdosteus, Rhabodosteus, Sachalinocetus, Saurocetus, Scaptodon, Scaptodon lodderi, Simocetidae, Squaloceti, Squalodelphis pusillus, Squalodon (Microzeuglodon) wingei, Squalodon crassus, Squalodon kelloggi, Squalodon pelagius, Squalodon wymanii, Squalodontoidea, Squaloziphiidae, Stereodelphis, Sulakocetus, Synrhina, Tretosphys, Tretosphys uraeus, Uncamentodon, Xenorophidae, Zignodelphinidae, Ziphioidea, Susoidea

Subtaxa: Neosqualodon assenzae Neosqualodon gastaldii

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (6 collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Malta (1)

Total: 7 collections including 11 occurrences

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