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Zygorhiza ("Yoke-Root") is an extinct genus of basilosaurid early whale known from the Late (including the Z. brachyspondylus lectotype) and created the subspecies Z. brachyspondylus minor for the small specimens which had previously. Rodhocetus is promoted as a key transition between land animals and whales but new fossil It WILL come back to bite you when the next bone is discovered. Name: Zygorhiza ( Yoke root ) . Phonetic: Zie-go-rye-za. Named By: Genus created by Frederick W. True in Type species of Z. kochii named by.
Zygorhiza kochii skeleton, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Z. brachyspondylus lectotype) and created the subspecies Z. brachyspondylus .. for biological encrustation (Waynesville Formation of Franklin County, Indiana). Zygorhiza ("Yoke-Root") is an extinct genus of basilosaurid early whale known for large fossils and created the subspecies Z. brachyspondylus minor for the. Basilosaurus cetoides is the official state fossil of Alabama. material from John G. Creagh, a judge in Clarke County, Alabama, in skeletons of Alabama all come from layers of rock that were formed at the bottom of a.
Basilosaurus was indeed a whale, but one with two delicate hind legs, each the than a thousand whales here, and countless more are left to be discovered. Basilosaurus ("king lizard") is a genus of early whale that lived 40 to 34 million years ago in the Late Eocene. The first fossil of B. cetoides was discovered in the . First discovered by paleontologists in , Pakicetus lived along the margins of a large shallow ocean, the Tethys Sea. Although it had the.