Xenorophus Kellogg 1923 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Xenorophidae

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1923. Description of an apparently new toothed cetacean from South Carolina. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 76(7):1-7

Parent taxon: Xenorophidae according to O. Lambert et al. 2017

See also Berta 2017, Carroll 1988, Fordyce 1981, Fordyce 1982, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler et al. 2014, Geisler et al. 2011, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Godfrey et al. 2016, Harland et al. 1967, Hay 1930, Kellogg 1923, Kellogg 1928, Keyes 1973, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Miller 1923, Sanders and Geisler 2015, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Uhen 2005, Uhen 2008, Uhen et al. 2008 and Whitmore and Sanders 1977

Sister taxa: Albertocetus, Archaeodelphis, Cotylocara, Echovenator, Inermorostrum

Subtaxa: Xenorophus sloanii

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (4: South Carolina collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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