Name: Stromerius ‭(‬Named after Ernst Stromer von Reichenbach‭)‬.
Phonetic: Stro-meh-re-us.
Named By: Philip D.‭ ‬Gingerich‭ ‬-‭ ‬2007.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Cetacea,‭ ‬Archaeoceti,‭ ‬Basilosauridae.
Species: S.‭ ‬nidensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Egypt‭ ‬-‭ ‬Qasr el-Sagha Formation.
Time period: Mid Priabonian of the Eocene.
Fossil representation: In total‭ ‬16‭ ‬vertebrae.

       Stromerius is a genus of basilosaurid whale that has been discovered in the world famous fossil deposits of Egypt,‭ ‬some of which are well known for turning up the fossils of whales.‭ ‬Unfortunately the harsh environmental conditions there can quickly erode exposed fossils,‭ ‬and as for the case of Stromerius,‭ ‬only some of the vertebrae of this whale are known at the time of writing.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Stromerius nidensis,‭ ‬new archaeocete‭ (‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Cetacea‭) ‬from the Upper Eocene Qasr El-Sagha Formation,‭ ‬Fayum,‭ ‬Egypt.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology‭ ‬31‭ (‬13‭)‬:‭ ‬363‭–‬78.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Philip D.‭ ‬Gingerich‭ ‬-‭ ‬2007.


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