A New Balaenopterid Whale from the Late Miocene of the Stirone River, Northern Italy (Mammalia, Cetacea, Mysticeti)

@inproceedings{Bisconti2010ANB,
  title={A New Balaenopterid Whale from the Late Miocene of the Stirone River, Northern Italy (Mammalia, Cetacea, Mysticeti)},
  author={Michelangelo Bisconti},
  year={2010}
}
ABSTRACT The new genus and species Plesiobalaenoptera quarantellii is established and compared to other living and fossil mysticete taxa. The new taxon belongs to the family Balaenopteridae (rorqual and humpback whales) and represents the oldest balaenopterid taxon of the Mediterranean basin coming from Tortonian sediments of the Stirone River, northern Italy (11–7 Ma). Plesiobalaenoptera quarantellii has a wide rostrum, dentary with postcoronoid fossa, periotic with triangular anterior process… CONTINUE READING

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