Kogiopsis floridana Kellogg 1929 (sperm whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Physeteridae

Alternative combination: Kogiopsis floridanus

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1929. A new fossil toothed whale from Florida. American Museum Novitates 389:1-10

Belongs to Kogiopsis according to M. D. Uhen et al. 2008

See also Kazár 2002, Kellogg 1929 and Sherman 1952

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 20470, a mandible. Its type locality is American Cyanimid Company, which is in a Serravallian marginal marine sandstone in the Peace River Formation of Florida.

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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