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†family Cetotheriopsidae Brandt 1872 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 81125

Alternative spelling: Cetotheriopsinae

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1872. Uber eine neue Classification der Bartenwale (Balaenoidea) mit Berucksichtigung der untergegangenen Gattungen derselben. Bulletin d L'Academie Imperiale des Sciences de St. Petersbourg 26:113-130

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Balaenidae, Balaenomorpha, Cetotheriidae, Cetotheriopsis, Cetotherium incertum, Cetotherium klinderi, Cetotherium pusillum, Eomysticetidae, Eomysticetoidea, Halicetus, Megapteropsis, Piscocetus, Plicogulae, Sitsqwayk, Thalassotherii, Tlaxcallicetus, Whakakai

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder