The anatomy and phylogenetic affinities of Cynthiacetus peruvianus, a large Dorudon-like basilosaurid (Cetacea, Mammalia) from the late Eocene of Peru

@article{MartnezCceres2017TheAA,
  title={The anatomy and phylogenetic affinities of Cynthiacetus peruvianus, a large Dorudon-like basilosaurid (Cetacea, Mammalia) from the late Eocene of Peru},
  author={Manuel Mart{\'i}nez-C{\'a}ceres and Olivier Lambert and Christian de Muizon},
  journal={Geodiversitas},
  year={2017},
  volume={39},
  pages={163 - 7}
}
Cynthiacetus peruvianus Martinez-Caceres & Muizon, 2011 is a Dorudon-like basilosaurid (Cetacea, Basilosauridae), being one of the largest members of the family. The holotype of this species is a sub-complete skeleton, which comes from the late Eocene (Priabonian) of the Otuma Formation on the southern coast of Peru. A thorough description of this specimen is presented here. Cynthiacetus peruvianus differs from the other species of the genus (C. maxwelli) in having fewer accessory cusps on the… CONTINUE READING

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