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Named By: Joseph Leidy in 1853
Time Period: Miocene
Location: USA. Europe
Size: Uncertain
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Several specimens, usually of teeth and jaw material
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Cetacea | Odontoceti | Physeteridae |
Also known as: | Gargantuodon |

Orycterocetus is an extinct genus of sperm whale from the Miocene of the northern Atlantic Ocean.

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