Full reference: C. M. Peredo and N. D. Pyenson. 2018. Salishicetus meadi, a new aetiocetid from the late Oligocene of Washington State and implications for feeding transitions in early mysticete evolution. Royal Society Open Science 5(4):172336
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: UWBM 50004, a partial skull (Skull with periotic and auditory bulla and mandibles and teeth ). Its type locality is Helsing Junction, which is in a Chattian marine siliciclastic in Washington.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder
Distribution: found only at Helsing Junction
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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