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meaning: "other king"
Named By: P. D. Gingerich, M. Arif, M. A. Bhatti, M. Anwar & W. J. Sanders in 1997
Time Period: Late Eocene
Location: Pakistan - Drazinda Formation. Possibly England - Barton Beds Formation
Size: Unavailable due to lack of remains
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Partial post cranial remains including two lumbar vertebrae
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Cetacea | Basilosauridae | Basilosaurinae |

Basiloterus husseini was a late Eocene primitive whale. As with all other members of Basilosauridae, it was a hypercarnivorous predator.

Read more about Basiloterus at Wikipedia
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