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Order Cetacea Brisson 1762 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 36652

Alternative spellings: Cetaceae, Cetaceae, Cetacei

Synonym: Carnivorae Gray 1821 (taxon 95913)

Full reference: M. J. Brisson. 1762. Regnum Animale in classes IX distributum, sive synopsis methodica, Ed. 2

Parent taxon: Mammalia according to J. Leidy 1873

Sister taxa: Acrotheria, Allotheria, Ameghinichnidae, Amphidontidae, Anagonia, Anagonia insulata, Anisorhizus, Anisorhizus atriarius, Apotheria, Aquila ferox, Archaeorycteropus patagonicus, Arrhinolemuroidea, Atlasodon, Australosphenida, Bellua, Bondesiidae, Bunotheria, Diplodon ampliatus, Diplodonops, Dipodiscidae, Ditremata, Docodonta, Eopentapodiscidae, Eotetrapodiscus, Eotheria, Erecta, Eutriconodonta, Eutrochodon, Ferugliotheriidae, Florentinoameghinia, Fruitafossor, Gobiotheriodon, Hakusanodon, Helioseus, Heterolophodon, Holotheria, Holotheria, Homunculus imago, Hypotheria, Isolophodon aplanatus, Jeholodentidae, Juchilestes, Kuehneotheriidae, Likhoeletherium, Lophiodolodus, Lufengoconodon, Malutitetrapodiscus, Malutitetrasauropodiscus, Marsupionta, Mesotheria, Microderson, Miotheria, Molapopentapodiscus, Morganucodonta, Necrolestidae, Ovovivipara, Pachydermata, Pachypithecus, Pachypithecus macrognathus, Pansirenia, Paraeopentapodiscidae, Phoca aegyptiaca, Phoca aegyptiaca antiqua, Picunia, Plagiocoelus, Pleurodon, Praephoca, Praephoca bendullensis, Prensiculantia, Primates, Promammalia, Proplanodus, Proplanodus adnepos, Prostylophorus, Prostylophorus margeriei, Protobradidae, Protobradys, Protobradys harmonicus, Prototheria, Ptolemaiida, Radinskya, Sarcobora, Schadipes, Sederipes, Simioidea, Solipedia, Sororyctidae, Stenogenium aenigmaticum, Subungulata, Sukotyro, Thereuodontidae, Theriamorpha, Tikitherium, Tribosphenida, Trichechus hydropithecus, Tricorynopus, Trilobodon, Vincelestes, Volaticotheria, Wanotherium, Yinotheria

Subtaxa: Ambulocetidae, Anarnak, Archaeocetus, Balaenodontae, Balaenoidorum, Balanadae, Berardiopsis, Berardiopsis pliocaenus, Cetotheriomorphus dubius, Cetotherium priscum, Cetotolites, Globicephalus eocaenus, Loncodelphis, Manatus giganteus, Mystacoceta, Mystacoceti, Nanisocetus, Neoballaenidae, Otaria leclercii, Oxypterus, Pachycetus, Pakicetidae, Palaeocetus, Pelagiceti, Proteroceta, Protocetidae, Protocetoidea, Remingtonocetidae, Remingtonocetoidea, Rhynchoceti, Tretosphrys, Zeugloceta, Ziphius blasii

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore