Alternative combination: Megaptera miocaena
Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1922. Description of the skull of Megaptera miocaena, a fossil humpback whale from the Miocene diatomaceous earth of Lompoc, California. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 61(14):1-18
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: USNM 10300, a skull. Its type locality is Lompoc Quarry, which is in a Tortonian basinal (siliciclastic) diatomite in the Monterey Formation of California.
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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