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Phocoena Cuvier 1816 (porpoise)

Osteichthyes - Delphinoidea - Phocoenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63542

Alternative spellings: Delphinus (Phocaena), Phocaena

Synonyms: Acanthodelphis Gray 1866 (no. 102874), Australophocaena Barnes 1985 (no. 63546), Australophocoena Barnes 1985 (no. 129115), Phocaena (Acanthodelphis) Gray 1866 (no. 91956)

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

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

Subtaxa: Phocoena dioptrica, Phocoena phocoena, Phocoena sinus, Phocoena spinipinnis

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore