Project 2044: Fordyce, R.E., Marx, F.G. 2018. Gigantism precedes filter feeding in baleen whale evolution. Current Biology. 28:1670-1676.e2.

Specimen reference source
Vouchered

Taxonomic name
† Balaena ricei

Institution code for specimens repository
USNM

Repository catalog number
22553

Bibliographic Reference
Westgate, J. W. and Whitmore, F. C. 2002. Balaena ricei, a new species of bowhead whale from the Yorktown Formation (Pliocene) of Hampton, Virginia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology. Vol. 93, pp. 295-312.

Specimen created by
Felix Marx

Specimen created on
June 5 2012 at 2:08:08

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