Name: Xenorophus.
Phonetic: Zee-noe-roe-fus.
Named By: R.‭ ‬Kellogg‭ ‬-‭ ‬1923.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Cetacea,‭ ‬Archaeoceti,‭ ‬Odontoceti,‭ ‬Xenorophidae.
Species: X.‭ ‬sloanii‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA‭ ‬-‭ ‬South Carolina‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ashley Formation‭ & ‬Chandler Bridge Formation.
Time period: Rupelian to Chattian of the Oligocene.
Fossil representation: Several specimens but only of partial remains.

       Xenorophus was a predatory whale that so far has only been found in the marine fossil Formations of‭ ‬South Carolina.‭ ‬Xenorophus is also the type genus of the Xenorophidae which also includes Albertocetus and Archaeodelphis.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Description of an apparently new toothed cetacean from South Carolina‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Kellogg‭ ‬-‭ ‬1923.


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