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Family Monodontidae Gray 1821 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Delphinoidea

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Delphinoidea according to J. Velez-Juarbe and N. D. Pyenson 2012

Sister taxa: Albireonidae, Delphinavus, Delphinidae, Eurhinodelphis pacificus, Graamocetus, Kentriodontidae, Lamprolithax, Miodelphis, Nannolithax, Odobenocetopsidae, Oedolithax, Palaeophocaena, Phocoenidae, Platylithax, Protodelphinus, Sinanodelphis

Subtaxa: Bohaskia, Delphinapterinae, Delphinapterus, Denebola, Monodon, Monodontinae

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore