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Cetotheriopsis Brandt 1871 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 36691

Invalid subtaxa: Aulocetus Van Beneden 1875 [objective synonym] (no. 36672), Stenodon Van Beneden 1865 [replaced name] (no. 64780)

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1871. Bericht uber den Fortgang meiner Studien uber di Cetaceen, welche das grosse zur Tertiarzeit von Mitteleuropa bis Centralasien hinein ausgedehnte Meeresbechen bevolkerten. Bulletin de l'Academie Imperiale de St. Petersbourg 1871:563-566

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to R. W. Boessenecker and R. E. Fordyce 2017

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

Subtaxa: Cetotheriopsis lintianus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder