Pachyacanthus Brandt 1871 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Platanistidae

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1871. Bericht uber den Fortgang meiner Studien uber di Cetaceen, welche das grosse zur Tertiarzeit von Mitteleuropa bis Centralasien hinein ausgedehnte Meeresbechen bevolkerten. Bulletin de l'Academie Imperiale de St. Petersbourg 1871:563-566

Parent taxon: Platanistidae according to E. Kazár 2010

See also Abel 1919, Brandt 1873, Brandt 1874, Carroll 1988, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Kellogg 1928, Kretzoi 1941, McKenna and Bell 1997, Pia 1937, Pia and Sickenberg 1934, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Van Beneden 1875, Woodward 1885 and Zittel 1894

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

Subtaxa: Pachyacanthus suessii

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Austria (1 collection)

• Miocene of Austria (8), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 13 collections including 18 occurrences

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