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Aglaocetus Kellogg 1934 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Balaenopteroidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 36656

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1934. The Patagonian Fossil Whalebone Whale, Cetotherium moreni (Lydekker). Carnegie Institution of Washington 447:64-81

Parent taxon: Balaenopteroidea according to F. G. Marx and R. E. Fordyce 2015

Sister taxa: Amphicetus, Balaenopteridae, Diorocetus, Eobalaenoptera, Eschrichtiidae, Heterocetus, Heterocetus guiscardii, Isanacetus, Mauicetus, Parietobalaena, Pelocetus, Physalidae, Pinocetus, Thinocetus, Tiphyocetus, Uranocetus

Subtaxa: Aglaocetus burtinii, Aglaocetus latifrons, Aglaocetus longifrons, Aglaocetus moreni, Aglaocetus patulus, Aglaocetus rotundus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder