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

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† NMNS PV19540

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Bibliographic References
Oishi, Masayuki and Hasegawa, Yoshikazu. 1995. Diversity of Pliocene mysticetes from eastern Japan. The Island Arc. Vol. 3, pp. 436-452.

Bouetel, V. and de Muizon, C. 2006. The anatomy and relationships of Piscobalaena nana (Cetacea, Mysticeti), a Cetotheriidae s.s. from the early Pliocene of Peru. Geodiversitas. Vol. 28, pp. 319-395.

El Adli, J. J., Deméré, T. A. and Boessenecker, R. W. 2014. Herpetocetus morrowi (Cetacea: Mysticeti), a new species of diminutive baleen whale from the Upper Pliocene (Piacenzian) of California, USA, with observations on the evolution and relationships of the Cetotheriidae. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. Vol. 170, pp. 400-466.

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Felix Marx

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June 16 2015 at 23:54:23

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