Medocinia tetragorhina Delfortrie 1875 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Squalodelphinidae

Alternative combinations: Champsodelphis tetragorhinus, Delphinus tetragorhinus

Full reference: E. Delfortrie. 1875. Un daupin d'espece nouvell dans les faluns du sud-ouest. Actes de la Societe Linneenne de Bordeaux 30:177-181

Belongs to Medocinia according to Y. Tanaka and R. E. Fordyce 2014

See also Abel 1900, Delfortrie 1875, Longhi 1898, Muizon 1988, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904 and Van Beneden and Gervais 1880

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHB 174, a partial skull. Its type locality is Saint-Medard-en-Jalle, Miocene, which is in a Burdigalian marine horizon in France.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Saint-Medard-en-Jalle

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