Full reference: G. Bianucci and W. Landini. 2006. Killer sperm whale: a new basal physeteroid (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Late Miocene of Italy. Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society 148:103-131
See also Bianucci and Landini 2006
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: MAUL 229/1, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Cisterna, which is in a Tortonian transition zone/lower shoreface lime mudstone in the Pietra Leccese Formation of Italy.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore
Distribution: found only at Cisterna
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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