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Platanista Wagler 1830 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Platanistidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63564

Synonyms: Soosoo Hamilton 1837 (no. 104333), Sousou Cuvier 1836 [objective synonym] (no. 104332), Susa Wagler 1830 (no. 104331), Susu Lesson 1828 (no. 69682)

Parent taxon: Platanistidae according to T. Kimura 2018

Sister taxa: Araeodelphis, Argyrocetinae, Dilophodelphis, Pachyacanthus, Platanistinae, Pomatodelphininae, Pomatodelphis, Tachyrgrhynchus, Zarhachis

Subtaxa: Platanista gangetica

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore