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†subfamily Protocetinae Gingerich and Russell 1990 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53995

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and D. E. Russell. 1990. Dentition of early Eocene Pakicetus (Mammalia, Cetacea) . Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 28(1):1-20

Parent taxon: Protocetidae according to P. D. Gingerich and H. Cappetta 2014

Sister taxa: Aegyptocetus, Artiocetus, Babiacetus, Carolinacetus, Crenatocetus, Dhedacetus, Eocetus, Gaviacetus, Georgiacetinae, Georgiacetus, Indocetinae, Indocetus, Kharodacetus, Maiacetus, Makaracetinae, Makaracetus, Natchitochia, Pappocetinae, Pappocetus, Pontobasileus, Protocetus, Qaisracetus, Rodhocetus, Takracetus, Togocetus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser