Prosqualodon Lydekker 1894 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea

Synonyms: Postsqualodon Stromer 1908, Prioinia True 1909, Proinia True 1909

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1894. Cetacean skulls from Patagonia. Anales del Museo de la Plata II:1-13

Parent taxon: Odontoceti according to C. M. Gaetán et al. 2019

See also Abel 1914, Abel 1919, Ameghino 1901, Benton 1993, Berta 2017, Carroll 1988, Cozzuol 1996, Cozzuol 2010, de Muizon 1988, Fitzgerald 2004, Flynn 1923, Fordyce 1980, Fordyce 1981, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler et al. 2012, Geisler et al. 2011, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Kellogg 1923, Kellogg 1928, Keyes 1973, Lydekker 1894, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Miller 1923, Muizon 1987, Muizon 1991, Muizon 1994, Palmer 1904, Rovereto 1915, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Stromer 1908, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, True 1907, True 1910, Uhen 2005, Uhen 2008, Whitmore and Sanders 1977 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, Neosqualodon, 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, 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: Prosqualodon australis Prosqualodon davidis

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Type: Prosqualodon australis

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (3 collections), Australia (1), New Zealand (1), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), New Zealand (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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