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Clade Plicogulae Geisler et al. 2011 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 191258

Full reference: J. H. Geisler, M. R. McGowen, G. Yang and J. Gatesy. 2011. A supermatrix analysis of genomic, morphological, and paleontological data from crown Cetacea. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11(112):1-33

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to M. R. Buono et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Balaenidae, Balaenomorpha, Cetotheriidae, Cetotheriopsidae, Cetotheriopsis, Cetotherium incertum, Cetotherium klinderi, Cetotherium pusillum, Eomysticetidae, Eomysticetoidea, Halicetus, Megapteropsis, Piscocetus, Sitsqwayk, Thalassotherii, Tlaxcallicetus, Whakakai

Subtaxa: Balaenopteroidea, Cetotherioidea, Panbalaenopteroidea, Tranatocetidae

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder