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Family Diorocetidae Steeman 2007 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 105201

Full reference: M. E. Steeman. 2007. Cladistic analysis and a revised classification of fossil and recent mysticetes. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 150:875-894

Parent taxon: Thalassotherii according to M. Bisconti et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Aglaocetidae, Balaenopteridae, Isocetus, Pelocetidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder