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Named By: P. D. Gingerich, M. Haq, I. S. Zalmout, I. H. Khan & M. S. Malkanin in 2001
Time Period: early Lutetian
Location: Pakistan - Domanda Formation
Size: Skull about 58 centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Complete skull and partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Cetacea | Archaeoceti | Protocetidae |

Artiocetus is an extinct genus of early whales belonging to the family Protocetidae. It was a close relative to Rodhocetus and its tarsals indicate it resembled an artiodactyl.

Read more about Artiocetus at Wikipedia
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