Lamprolithax simulans Kellogg 1931 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Kentriodontidae

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1931. Pelagic mammals of the Temblor Formation of the Kern River region, California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science 19(12):217-397

Belongs to Lamprolithax according to L. G. Barnes 1977

See also Kellogg 1931 and Uhen et al. 2008

Sister taxon: Lamprolithax annectens

Type specimen: USNM 11566. Its type locality is Sharktooth Hill, which is in a Langhian shoreface siltstone in the Temblor Formation of California.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Sharktooth Hill

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