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Squalodon calvertensis

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Squalodon calvertensis, a toothed whale from the Miocene of North America, pencil drawing, digital coloring
Date 12 February 2008
Source Own work
Author Nobu Tamura
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Squalodon_BW.jpg

Squalodon is an extinct genus of whales endemic to Oligocene to Miocene, belonging to the family Squalodontidae. Named by Jean-Pierre Sylvestre de Grateloup in 1840, it was originally believed to be an iguanodontid dinosaur but has since been reclassified. The name Squalodon comes from Squalus, a genus of shark. As a result, its name means "shark tooth." Order: Artiodactyla, Infraorder: Cetacea, Superfamily: Platanistoidea, Family: †Squalodontidae.
Species:
S. grateloupii von Meyer, 1843 (Type)
S. antverpiensis van Beneden, 1861
S. bariensis Jourdan 1861
S. barbarus Mchedlidze and Aslanova 1968
S. calvertensis Kellogg 1923
S. whitmorei Dooley 2005
S. catulli Molin 1859

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