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Family Platanistidae Gray 1846 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Odontoceti

Alternative spelling: Platanistina

Synonym: Susuidae Hershkovitz 1966

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1846. On the cetaceous animals. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus and Terror, under the command of Capt. Sir J. C. Ross, R. N., F. R. S., during the years 1839 to 1843 1 & 2:1-53

Parent taxon: Platanistoidea according to G. Bianucci et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Allodelphinidae, Dalpiazinidae, Prosqualodontidae, Squalodelphinidae, Squalodontidae, Waipatiidae

Subtaxa: Argyrocetinae, Pachyacanthus, Platanistinae, Pomatodelphininae, Pomatodelphis, Susu

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore