Full reference: W. R. B. Oliver. 1937. Tasmacetus shepherdi: A new genus and species of beaked whale from New Zealand. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, Series B 107(3):371-382
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: Wonganui Museum, New Zealand, a skeleton (skull and skeleton). Its type locality is Ohawe Beach, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in New Zealand.
Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore
Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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