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†family Remingtonocetidae Kumar and Sahni 1986 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 53237

Full reference: K. Kumar and A. Sahni. 1986. Remingtonocetus harudiensis, new combination, a middle Eocene archaeocete (Mammalia, Cetacea) from western Kutch, India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 6(4):326-349

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

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

Subtaxa: Andrewsiphiinae, Rayanistes, Remingtonocetinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser