Medocinia Muizon 1988 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Squalodelphinidae

Alternative spelling: Medoicinia

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1988. Le polyphyletisme des Acrodelphidae, Odontocetes longirostres du Miocene europeen. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histore Naturelle, Section C Sciences de la Terre, Paleontologie, Geologie, Minerologie 10:31-88

Parent taxon: Squalodelphinidae according to T. Kimura 2018

See also Benton 1993, Bianucci et al. 2018, Bianucci et al. 2015, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Godfrey et al. 2017, Lambert et al. 2014, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Muizon 1988, Muizon 1994, Nelson and Uhen 2018 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Huaridelphis, Macrosqualodelphis, Notocetus, Phocageneus, Squalodelphis

Subtaxa: Medocinia tetragorhina

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Saint-Medard-en-Jalle (Miocene of France)

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