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†family Kekenodontidae Mitchell 1989 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Pelagiceti

PaleoDB taxon number: 63602

Alternative spelling: Kekenodontinae

Full reference: E. D. Mitchell. 1989. A new cetacean from the late Eocene La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 46(12):2219-2235

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

Sister taxa: Basilosauridae, Kekenodon, Neoceti, Phococetus

Subtaxa: none

Type: Kekenodon

Ecology: aquatic carnivore