Phococetus Gervais 1876 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea

Full reference: P. Gervais. 1876. Remarques au sujet du genre Phocodon d'Agasiz. Journal e Zoologie 5:64-70

Parent taxon: Odontoceti according to R. W. Boessenecker 2018

See also Abel 1914, Fordyce 2003, Fordyce and Barnes 1994, Harland et al. 1967, Kellogg 1928, Kellogg 1936, Martínez-Cáceres et al. 2017, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mitchell 1989, Moustafa 1954, Palmer 1904, Sanders et al. 1982, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, True 1907, Uhen 2008, Uhen 2018, van Vliet 2004 and Zittel 1894

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, Neosqualodon, Oligodelphis, Oligosqualodon, Olympicetus, Palaeoziphius, Pandelphinida, Panphyseteroidea, Parapontoporiidae, Parasqualodon, Patriocetidae, Pelodelphis, Phoca debilis, Phoca rugosidens, Phocaenopsis, 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: Phococetus vasconum

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (1 collection), United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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