Scaphokogia Muizon 1988 (pygmy sperm whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Kogiidae

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1988. Les vertebres fossiles de la Formation Pisco (Perou). Troisieme partie: Les Odontocetes (Cetacea, Mammalia) du Miocene. Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations (78)1-244

Parent taxon: Scaphokogiinae according to A. Collareta et al. 2017

See also Berta 2017, Cozzuol 1996, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Kazár 2002, Lambert et al. 2008, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Muizon 1988, Muizon 1990, Uhen et al. 2008 and Velez-Juarbe et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Scaphokogia cochlearis

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Mexico (1 collection)

• Miocene of Peru (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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