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Clade Neoceti Fordyce and de Muizon 2001 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Pelagiceti

PaleoDB taxon number: 63145

Synonym: Autoceta Haeckel 1866 (taxon 63146)

Full reference: R. E. Fordyce and C. de Muizon. 2001. Evolutionary history of the cetaceans: a review. Secondary Adaptations of Tetrapods to Life in the Water 169-233

Parent taxon: Pelagiceti according to M. Bisconti et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Basilosauridae, Kekenodon, Kekenodontidae, Phococetus

Subtaxa: Mysticeti, Odontoceti

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore