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Named By: R. Kellogg in 1968
Time Period: Miocene
Location: Japan - Korematsu Formation and Nagura Formation. USA, Mayland - Calvert Formation, Calvert Beach Member, and Virginia - Calvert Formation, Plum Point Member
Size: Total length about 6 meters long
Diet: Filter feeder
Fossil(s): Several individuals represented by skulls and partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Cetacea | Mysticeti |

Diorocetus is an extinct genus of baleen whale, belonging to the family Pelocetidae. Fossils are found in Miocene-aged marine strata in North America and Japan.

Read more about Diorocetus at Wikipedia
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