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Halicetus Kellogg 1969 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 53148

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1969. Cetothere skeletons from the Miocene Choptank Formation of Maryland and Virginia. Bulletin - U.S. National Museum 294:1-40

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to A. Berta 2017

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

Subtaxa: Halicetus ignotus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder