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†superfamily Eomysticetoidea Sanders and Barnes 2002 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 63471

Full reference: A. E. Sanders and L. G. Barnes. 2002. Paleontology of the Late Oligocene Ashley and Chandler Bridge Formations of South Carolina, 3: Eomysticetidae, a new family of primitive mysticetes (Mammalia: Cetacea). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 93:313-356

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to J. H. Geisler et al. 2011

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder