Belonodelphis peruanus Muizon 1988 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Kentriodontidae

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

Belongs to Belonodelphis according to M. A. Cozzuol 1996

See also Ichishima et al. 1995 and Muizon 1988

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN PP1231, a skull. Its type locality is Cerro la Bruja, which is in a Serravallian offshore shelf siltstone in the Pisco Formation of Peru.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Cerro la Bruja

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