Named By: F. G. Marx, C.-H. Tsai & R. E. Fordyce - 2015.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Cetacea, Aetiocetidae.
Species: F. buelli, F. goedertorum.
Diet: Carnivore/filter feeder.
Known locations: Canada. USA.
Time period: Early Oligocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
is a genus of aetiocetid whale
known to have lived in the waters of the
Pacific North-West during the early Oligocene. A former species of
C. goedertorum, is now reassigned as belonging
- A new Early Oligocene toothed ‘baleen’ whale (Mysticeti: Aetiocetidae) from western North America: one of the oldest and the smallest. - Royal Society Open Science 2(12):150476. - F. G. Marx, C.-H. Tsai & R. E. Fordyce - 2015.