Name: Salishicetus ‭(‬Salish whale‭)‬.
Phonetic: Sal-ish-e-see-tus.
Named By: C.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Peredo‭ & ‬N.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Pyenson‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Cetacea,‭ ‬Aetiocetidae.
Species: S.‭ ‬meadi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Washington State.
Time period: Chattian of the Oligocene.
Fossil representation: Partial Skull and jaw.

       Salishicetus is a genus of toothed baleen whale that lived during the Oligocene period.

Further reading
- 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.


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