Attockicetus

Name: Attockicetus.
Phonetic: At-t-ok-e-see-tus.
Named By: J.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Thewissen‭ & ‬S.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Hussain‭ ‬-‭ ‬2000.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Cetacea,‭ ‬Archaeoceti,‭ ‬Remingtonocetidae.
Species: A.‭ ‬praecursor‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Uncertain.
Known locations: Pakistan‭ ‬-‭ ‬Kuldana Formation‭ & ‬Kohat Formation.
Time period: Lutetian of the Eocene.
Fossil representation: Partial skull material and teeth of‭ ‬2‭ ‬individuals.

       Attockicetus was a remingtonocetid whale that lived in Pakistan during the Eocene.‭ ‬The known partial remains of the genus make reconstructing Attockicetus difficult,‭ ‬however the genus is expected to have been similar to its relatives Remingtonocetus,‭ ‬Andrewsiphius,‭ ‬Dalanistes and Kutchicetus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Attockicetus praecursor,‭ ‬a new remingtonocetid cetacean from marine Eocene sediments of Pakistan‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Thewissen‭ & ‬S.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Hussain‭ ‬-‭ ‬2000.



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