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Order Cetacea Brisson 1762 (whale)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Alternative spelling: Cetaceae

Invalid subtaxa: Anarnacus Lacepede 1804 [nomen dubium], Anarnak Lacepede 1804 [nomen dubium], Ancylodon Lacepede 1804 [nomen dubium], Archaeocetus Sinzow 1898 [nomen dubium], Berardiopsis pliocaenus Portis 1886 [nomen dubium], Cetotheriomorphus dubius Brandt 1873 [nomen dubium], Cetotolites McCoy 1879 [nomen dubium], Delphinapterus (Pachypleurus) Brandt 1873 [nomen dubium], Globicephalus eocaenus Ameghino 1901 [nomen nudum], Manatus giganteus DeKay 1842 [nomen dubium], Mesoplodon blasii Brandt 1873 [nomen dubium], Mesoplodon blasiusi Brandt 1873 [nomen dubium], Mesotaria leclerci Delfortrie 1872 [nomen dubium], Mesotaria leclercii Delfortrie 1872 [nomen dubium], Otaria leclercii Delfortrie 1872 [nomen dubium], Pachypleurus Brandt 1873 [nomen dubium], Pristinocetus Trouessart 1898 [nomen dubium], Trichechus giganteus DeKay 1842 [nomen dubium], Ziphius blasii Brandt 1873 [nomen dubium]

Full reference: M. J. Brisson. 1762. Regnum Animale in classes IX distributum, sive synopsis methodica, Ed. 2

Parent taxon: Cetancodonta according to J.-R. Boisserie et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Cetaceamorpha, Hippopotamoidea

Subtaxa: Ambulocetidae, Archaeoceti, Balaenodontae, Balaenoidorum, Kekenodontidae, Metasqualodon, Pagiodon, Pakicetidae, Pelagiceti, Phococetus, Proteroceta, Protocetidae, Remingtonocetidae, Rhynchoceti, Zeugloceta

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore