Brachydelphis mazeasi Muizon 1988 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Pontoporiidae

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1988. Les vertebres fossiles de la Formation Pisco (Perou). Troisieme partie: Les Odontocetes (Cetacea, Mammalia) du Miocene. Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations (78)1-244

Belongs to Brachydelphis according to J. H. Geisler et al. 2011

See also Cozzuol 1996, Cozzuol 2010, Gutstein et al. 2009 and Muizon 1988

Sister taxon: Brachydelphis jahuayensis

Type specimen: MNHN PPI 121, a skull. Its type locality is El Jahuay, which is in a Tortonian shoreface siltstone in the Pisco Formation of Peru.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Miocene of Peru (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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