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Subfamily Platanistinae Flower 1867 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Platanistidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63585

Full reference: W. H. Flower. 1867. Description of the skeleton of Inia geoffrensis and the skull of Pontoporia blainvillii, with remarks on the systematic position of these animals in the Order Cetacea. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 6:87-116

Parent taxon: Platanistidae according to S. J. Godfrey et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Araeodelphis, Argyrocetinae, Dilophodelphis, Pachyacanthus, Pomatodelphininae, Tachyrgrhynchus

Subtaxa: Platanista

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Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore