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Subfamily Eschrichtiinae Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott 1951 (gray whale)

Osteichthyes - Balaenopteroidea - Balaenopteridae

Alternative spellings: Eschrichtidae, Eschrichtiidae, Eschrichtinae

Full reference: J. R. Ellerman and T. C. S. Morrisson-Scott. 1951. Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946 1-810

Parent taxon: Balaenopteridae according to F. G. Marx and R. E. Fordyce 2015

Sister taxa: Agaphelinae, Archaebalaenoptera, Balaenoptera, Balaenopterinae, Cetotheriophanes, Megaptera, Megapterinae, Notiocetus, Parabalaenoptera, Parabalaenopterinae, Plesiocetus, Praemegaptera, Praemegapterinae, Protororqualus, Pterobalaena, Rorqualus

Subtaxa: Archaeschrichtius, Diunatans, Eschrichtioides, Eschrichtius, Gricetoides, Plesiobalaenoptera

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Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder