Argyrocetus bakersfieldensis Wilson 1935 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea

Alternative combination: Acrodelphis bakersfieldensis

Full reference: L. E. Wilson. 1935. Miocene marine mammals from the Bakersfield region, California. The Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 4:1-143

Belongs to Argyrocetus according to O. Lambert et al. 2015

See also Barnes 1977, Mitchell and Tedford 1973, Uhen et al. 2008 and Wilson 1935

Sister taxa: Argyrocetus joaquinensis, Argyrocetus patagonicus

Type specimen: YPM 13406, a skull. Its type locality is Woody, southwest, which is in a Chattian marine sandstone in the Jewett Formation of California.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Oligocene of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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