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Subfamily Balaeninae Flower 1867 (right whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Balaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 69868

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: Balaenidae according to F. C. Fraser and P. E. Purves 1960

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder