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Clade Physeterida de Muizon 1988 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 148559

Full reference: C. de Muizon. 1988. Les vertebres fossiles de la Formation Pisco (Perou). Troisieme partie: Les Odontocetes (Cetacea, Mammalia) du Miocene. Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations (78)1-244

Parent taxon: Physeteroidea according to G. Bianucci and W. Landini 2007

Sister taxa: Acrophyseter, Albicetus, Aulophyseter rionegrensis, Brygmophyseter, Eudelphis, Ferecetotherium, Hoplocetus, Kogiidae, Livyatan, Physeteridae, Preaulophyseter, Scaldicetus, Zygophyseter

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore