†family Agorophiidae Abel 1914 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Agorophiidae

Full reference: O. Abel. 1914. Die vorfahren der bartenwale. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 90:155-224

Parent taxon: Odontoceti according to S. Godfrey et al. 2016

See also Abel 1914, Abel 1919, Barnes et al. 1985, Benton 1993, Berta 2017, Bianucci and Landini 2007, Boessenecker and Geisler 2018, Carroll 1988, Fordyce 1981, Fordyce 2002, Fordyce and Barnes 1994, Fordyce et al. 1995, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gingerich 2005, Hay 1930, Kellogg 1928, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Miller 1923, Rice 1998, Rice 2002, Rice 2009, Simpson 1945, Uhen 2005, Uhen 2008, Uhen et al. 2008 and Van Deinse 1931

Sister taxa: Acrodelphinidae, 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, Prosqualodon, 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: Agorophius Microzeuglodontidae

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (5: South Carolina collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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