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Megapteropsis Van Beneden 1872 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 36761

Full reference: P. J. Van Beneden. 1872. Les Baleines fossiles d'Anvers. Bulletins de L'Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-arts 34:6-23

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to M. Bosselaers and K. Post 2010

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder