Name: Palaeobalaena ‭(‬Ancient balaena‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pa-lay-o-bah-lay-nah.
Named By: F.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Moreno‭ ‬-‭ ‬1882.
Synonyms: Balaena bergi.
Classification: Chodata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Cetacea,‭ ‬Mysticeti,‭ ‬Cetotheriidae.
Species: P.‭ ‬bergi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore/Filter feeder.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Argentina‭ ‬-‭ ‬Santa Cruz Formation.
Time period: Langhian of the Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial skull.

       Palaeobalaena was a primitive baleen whale that lived in the waters around South America during the Miocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Patagonia resto de un antiguo continente hoy sumerjido.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Contributions al Estudio de las Collecciones del Museo Antropologico y Arqueologico‭ ‬1882:1-37.‭ ‬-‭ ‬F.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Moreno‭ ‬-‭ ‬1882.


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