Neophocaena Palmer 1899 (porpoise)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Phocoenidae

Synonyms: Meomeris Gray 1847, Neomeris Gray 1846

Full reference: T. S. Palmer. 1899. [New name for Neomeris]. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 12:23

Parent taxon: Phocoenidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Barnes 1985, Colpaert et al. 2015, Cope 1890, de Muizon 1988, Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott 1951, Fajardo-Mellor et al. 2006, Flower 1867, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fraser and Purves 1960, Gill 1871, Gill 1872, Gray 1846, Gray 1850, Gray 1863, Gray 1866, Gray 1868, Hershkovitz 1961, Hershkovitz 1966, Jefferson 1988, Kasuya 1973, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mead and Brownell 2005, Murakami et al. 2014, Palmer 1899, Palmer 1904, Rice 1998, Scammon and Cope 1869, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Simpson 1945, Trouessart 1904, Turner 1912 and Weber 1928

Sister taxa: Archaeophocaena, Australithax, Brabocetus, Haborophocoena, Lomacetus, Loxolithax, Miophocaena, Numataphocoena, Phocoena, Phocoeninae, Phocoenoides, Phocoenoidinae, Piscolithax, Pterophocaena, Salumiphocaena, Semirostrum, Septemtriocetus

Subtaxa: Neophocaena phocaenoides

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Type: Neomeris phocaenoides

Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), India (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (1), Oman (1), South Africa (1), Taiwan (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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