Pomatodelphis Allen 1921 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Platanistidae

Alternative spelling: Potamodelphis

Full reference: G. M. Allen. 1921. A new fossil cetacean. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 65(1):1-14

Parent taxon: Platanistidae according to T. Kimura 2018

See also Allen 1921, Barnes 2002, Barnes 2006, Berta 2017, Bianucci and Landini 2002, Boersma and Pyenson 2016, Carroll 1988, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Ginsburg and Janvier 1971, Ginsburg and Janvier 1975, Godfrey et al. 2017, Gottfried et al. 1994, Hamilton et al. 2001, Hay 1930, Hulbert and Whitmore 2006, Kellogg 1928, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Morgan 1994, Muizon 1987, Muizon 1994, Sepkoski 2002, Sherman 1952, Simpson 1945, Uhen et al. 2008 and Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008

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

Subtaxa: Pomatodelphis bobengi Pomatodelphis inaequalis Pomatodelphis stenorhynchus

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Type: Pomatodelphis inaequalis

Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Alabama collections)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), France (7), Germany (1), United States (10: Florida)

Total: 21 collections including 23 occurrences

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