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Clade Cetancodonta Arnason et al. 2000 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 71829

Full reference: U. Arnason, A. Gullberg, S. Gretarsdottir, B. Ursing, and A. Janke. 2000. The mitochondrial genome of the sperm whale and a new molecular reference for estimating eutherian divergence dates. Journal of Molecular Evolution 50:569-578

Parent taxon: Cetartiodactyla according to F. Lihoreau et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Achaenodontidae, Ancodonta, Antiacodontidae, Antiacodontinae, Caenotheriidae, Cetancodontamorpha, Choeropotamoidea, Climacoceratidae, Diacodexeidae, Dichobunoidea, Eolantianus, Eurytheriidae, Haplobunodontidae, Helohyinae, Hsanotherium, Hyodonta, Leptochoerinae, Merycoidodontoidea, Myanmarius, Neoselenodontia, Nonruminantia, Nothokemadidae, Raphenacodus, Ruminantiamorpha, Suiformes, Suoidea, Tragulohyus, Tylopoda, Whippomorpha, Cetruminantia, Entelodontoidea, Cetacea

Subtaxa: Cetaceamorpha, Hippopotamoidea

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Ecology: amphibious herbivore