Parietobalaena

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Parietobalaena
Temporal range: Miocene
Parietobalaena palmeri.jpg
Parietobalaena palmeri, AMNH
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Infraorder: Cetacea
Family: Pelocetidae
Genus: Parietobalaena
Kellogg 1924, p. 1
Species
Mandible with tooth marks from Megalodon

Parietobalaena is an extinct genus of baleen whale, belonging to the family Pelocetidae. Fossils are found in Miocene-aged marine strata in North America, Europe, Australia and Japan.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Parietobalaena". Fossilworks. Retrieved November 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ Steeman 2010

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