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Clade Cetancodontamorpha Spaulding et al. 2009 (even-toed ungulate)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 159632

Full reference: M. Spaulding, M. A. O'Leary, and J. Gatesy. 2009. Relationships of Cetacea (Artiodactyla) among mammals: Increased taxon sampling alters interpretations of key fossils and character evolution. PloS One 4(9):e7062

Parent taxon: Artiodactyla according to M. Spaulding et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Achaenodontidae, Ancodonta, Antiacodontidae, Antiacodontinae, Caenotheriidae, Choeropotamoidea, Climacoceratidae, Diacodexeidae, Dichobunoidea, Eolantianus, Eurytheriidae, Haplobunodontidae, Helohyinae, Hsanotherium, Hyodonta, Leptochoerinae, Merycoidodontoidea, Myanmarius, Neoselenodontia, Nonruminantia, Nothokemadidae, Raphenacodus, Ruminantiamorpha, Suiformes, Suoidea, Tragulohyus, Tylopoda, Whippomorpha, Cetruminantia, Entelodontoidea, Cetacea, Cetancodonta

Subtaxa: Achaenodon, Entelodontidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser