Named By: C.-H. Tsai & R. E. Fordyce - 2015.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Cetacea.
Species: H. umarere (type).
Diet: Filter feeder.
Known locations: New Zealand - Kokoamu Greensand.
Time period: Chattian of the Oligocence.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of a juvenile.
is a genus of whale
that lived in the waters around New Zealand
during the Oligocene.
- The Earliest Gulp-Feeding Mysticete (Cetacea: Mysticeti) from the Oligocene of New Zealand. - Journal of Mammalian Evolution. - C.-H. Tsai & R. E. Fordyce - 2015.