Phoberodon arctirostris Cabrera 1926 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Squalodontidae

Full reference: A. Cabrera. 1926. Cetaceos fossiles del Museo de La Plata. Revista del Museo de La Plata 29:363-411

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

See also Cabrera 1926, Cozzuol 1996, Kellogg 1942 and Viglino et al. 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MDLP 5-4, a partial skull. Its type locality is Cerro del Castillo, Trelew, which is in an Aquitanian/Burdigalian shallow subtidal sandstone in the Gaiman Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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