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†superfamily Thalassotherii Bisconti et al. 2013 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 256071

Full reference: M. Bisconti, O. Lambert, and M. Bosselaers. 2013. Taxonomic revision of Isocetus depauwi (Mammalia, Cetacea, Mysticeti) and the phylogenetic relationships of archaic 'cetothere' mysticetes. Palaeontology 56(1):95-127

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to M. Bisconti et al. 2019

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

Subtaxa: Aglaocetidae, Balaenopteridae, Diorocetidae, Isocetus, Pelocetidae

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder