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Neophocaena Palmer 1899 (porpoise)

Osteichthyes - Delphinoidea - Phocoenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63548

Synonyms: Meomeris Gray 1847 (no. 93750), Neomeris Gray 1846 (no. 63550)

Full reference: T. S. Palmer. 1899. [New name for Neomeris]. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 12:23

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

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

Subtaxa: Neophocaena phocaenoides

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Type: Neomeris phocaenoides

Ecology: aquatic piscivore