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Subfamily Phocoenoidinae Barnes 1984 (porpoise)

Osteichthyes - Delphinoidea - Phocoenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63530

Full reference: L. G. Barnes. 1984. Fossil odontocetes (Mammalia: Cetacea) from the Almejas Formation, Isla Cedros, Mexico. PaleoBios 42:1-46

Parent taxon: Phocoenidae according to G. Bianucci and W. Landini 2007

Sister taxa: Archaeophocaena, Australithax, Brabocetus, Haborophocoena, Lomacetus, Loxolithax, Miophocaena, Neophocaena, Numataphocoena, Phocoena, Phocoeninae, Phocoenoides, Piscolithax, Pterophocaena, Salumiphocaena, Semirostrum, Septemtriocetus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic piscivore