Named By: J. G. M. Thewissen & S. T. Hussain - 2000.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Cetacea, Archaeoceti, Remingtonocetidae.
Species: A. praecursor (type).
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.
- Attockicetus praecursor, a new remingtonocetid cetacean from marine Eocene sediments of Pakistan - J. G. M. Thewissen & S. T. Hussain - 2000.