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†subfamily Pappocetinae McLeod and Barnes 2008 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 134303

Full reference: S. A. McLeod and L. G. Barnes. 2008. A new genus and species of Eocene protocetid archaeocete whale (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Atlantic Coastal plain. Science Series, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 41:73-98

Parent taxon: Protocetidae according to S. A. McLeod and L. G. Barnes 2008

Sister taxa: Aegyptocetus, Artiocetus, Babiacetus, Carolinacetus, Crenatocetus, Dhedacetus, Eocetus, Gaviacetus, Georgiacetinae, Georgiacetus, Indocetinae, Indocetus, Kharodacetus, Maiacetus, Makaracetinae, Makaracetus, Natchitochia, Pappocetus, Pontobasileus, Protocetinae, Protocetus, Qaisracetus, Rodhocetus, Takracetus, Togocetus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser