Archaeodelphis patrius Allen 1921 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Xenorophidae

Full reference: G. M. Allen. 1921. A new fossil cetacean. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 65(1):1-14

Belongs to Archaeodelphis according to J. H. Geisler et al. 2011

See also Allen 1921, Fordyce 1981, Fordyce 2002, Hay 1930, Kellogg 1923, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Uhen et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCZ 15749, a skull. Its type locality is Charleston, Tiger Leap, which is in a Chattian marine horizon in the Tiger Leap Formation of South Carolina.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Charleston, Tiger Leap

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