Name: Macrosqualodelphis.
Phonetic: Mak-ro-skwal-o-del-fis.
Named By: G.‭ ‬Bianucci,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Bosio,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Malinverno,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Muizon,‭ ‬I.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Villa,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Urbina‭ & ‬O.‭ ‬Lambert‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Artiodactyla,‭ ‬Cetacea,‭ ‬Squalodelphinidae.
Species: M.‭ ‬ukupachai‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore.
Size: Roughly about‭ ‬3.5‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Peru‭ ‬-‭ ‬Chilcatay Formation.
Time period: Burdigalian of the Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial skeletal remains.

       Macrosqualodelphis is a genus of river dolphin that is known to have lived in waters of Peruvian South America during the Miocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new large squalodelphinid‭ (‬Cetacea,‭ ‬Odontoceti‭) ‬from Peru sheds light on the Early Miocene platanistoid disparity and ecology.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Royal Society Open Science‭ ‬5‭(‬4‭)‬:172302.‭ ‬-‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Bianucci,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Bosio,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Malinverno,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Muizon,‭ ‬I.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Villa,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Urbina‭ & ‬O.‭ ‬Lambert‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.


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