FOSSILS SPECIMEN: CETACEANS

The Infraorder Cetacea includes placental mammals that include whales, dolphins, and porpoises. The term Cetacea stems from the Latin: cetus meaning “whale” and from the romanized ancient Greek kētea meaning “huge fish”. To see my Cetacean models click here.

Kingdom: Animalia – Phylum: Chordata – Class: Mammalia – Order: Cetaceans

(dophins and whales)

Lower Eocene to Holocene

Fossil Whale Ear Bone

Cenozoic

Fossil Whale Tooth

Cenozoic

Fossil Whale Ear Bone

Cenozoic

Whale Rib 

Miocene

North America

Whale Rib (with bite marks)

Miocene

North America

Whale Phalanges (flippers)

Miocene 

North America

Whale Neck Vertebra

Miocene

North America

Whale Vertebra

Miocene

North America

Whale Vertebra

Miocene

North America

Whale Vertebra

Miocene

North America

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