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Family Neoballaenidae Miller 1923 (pygmy right whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 66296

Full reference: G. S. Miller. 1923. The telescoping of the cetacean skull. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 76(5):1-70

Parent taxon: Cetacea according to R. M. Nowak 1991

Sister taxa: Ambulocetidae, Anarnak, Archaeocetus, Balaenodontae, Balaenoidorum, Berardiopsis, Berardiopsis pliocaenus, Cetotheriomorphus dubius, Cetotherium priscum, Cetotolites, Globicephalus eocaenus, Loncodelphis, Manatus giganteus, Mystacoceta, Mystacoceti, Nanisocetus, Otaria leclercii, Oxypterus, Pakicetidae, Palaeocetus, Pelagiceti, Proteroceta, Protocetidae, Protocetoidea, Remingtonocetidae, Remingtonocetoidea, Rhynchoceti, Tretosphrys, Zeugloceta, Ziphius blasii, Balanadae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial suspension feeder