Named By: C. M. Peredo & N. D. Pyenson - 2018.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Cetacea, Aetiocetidae.
Species: S. meadi (type).
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains.
Known locations: USA, Washington State.
Time period: Chattian of the Oligocene.
Fossil representation: Partial Skull and jaw.
is a genus of toothed baleen whale
that lived during the Oligocene
- Salishicetus meadi, a new aetiocetid from the late Oligocene of Washington State and implications for feeding transitions in early mysticete evolution. - Royal Society Open Science 5(4):172336. - C. M. Peredo & N. D. Pyenson - 2018.