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†family Prosqualodontidae Fordyce and de Muizon 2001 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti

PaleoDB taxon number: 63226

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: Platanistoidea according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Allodelphinidae, Awamokoa, Dalpiazinidae, Platanistidae, Squalodelphinidae, Squalodontidae, Waipatiidae

Subtaxa: Prosqualodon

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore