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†family Ambulocetidae Thewissen et al. 1996 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 53246

Full reference: J. G. M. Thewissen, S. I. Madar, and S. T. Hussain. 1996. Ambulocetus natans, and Eocene cetacean (Mammalia) from Pakistan. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 191:1-86

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

Sister taxa: 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, Remingtonocetidae, Remingtonocetoidea, Rhynchoceti, Tretosphrys, Zeugloceta, Ziphius blasii

Subtaxa: Ambulocetus, Gandakasia

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Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser