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Araeodelphis Kellogg 1957 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Platanistidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36666

Alternative spelling: Areodelphis

Full reference: R. Kellogg. 1957. Two additional Miocene porpoises from the Calvert Cliffs Maryland. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 107(3387):279-337

Parent taxon: Platanistidae according to S. J. Godfrey et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Argyrocetinae, Dilophodelphis, Pachyacanthus, Platanista, Platanistinae, Pomatodelphininae, Pomatodelphis, Tachyrgrhynchus, Zarhachis

Subtaxa: Araeodelphis natator

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore