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Subfamily Ziphiinae Gray 1850 (beaked whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti - Ziphiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63535

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1850. Catalogue of the Mammalia in the collection of the British Museum, with descriptions of all the species and figures of the genera. Part I. Cetacea

Parent taxon: Ziphiidae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Anarnacinae, Anoplonassa, Aporotus, Belemnoziphius, Beneziphius, Berardiinae, Caviziphius, Chavinziphius, Choneziphiidae, Dagonodum, Dioplodon bononiensis, Dioplodon senensis, Eboroziphius, Hyperoodontinae, Messapicetus, Nenga, Ninoziphius, Notoziphius, Pelycorhamphus, Pterocetus, Squaloziphiinae, Synostodon, Tasmacetus, Xhosacetus, Ziphiina, Ziphiopsis, Ziphirostrum, Indopacetina, Tasmacetina

Subtaxa: Berardini, Cetorhynchus, Choneziphius, Izikoziphius, Nazcacetus, Ziphius

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore