Alternative combination: Rhabdosteus barnesi
Full reference: A. C. Myrick. 1979. Variation, taphonomy, and adaptation of the Rhabdosteidae (=Eurhinodelphidae) (Odontoceti, Mammalia) from the Calvert Formation of Maryland and Virginia. University of California, Los Angeles 1-411
Type specimen: USNM 244403. Its type locality is Church Point, east of, Zone 12-13, which is in a Langhian estuary/bay claystone in the Calvert Formation of Virginia.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore