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Family Iniidae Gray 1846 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Alternative spelling: Iniana

Invalid subtaxa: Pontoplanodidae Ameghino 1894 [invalid subgroup], Saurocetidae Ameghino 1891 [invalid subgroup], Stenodelphinidae Miller 1923, Stenodelphininae Miller 1923

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: Inioidea according to J. H. Geisler et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Pontoporiidae

Subtaxa: Goniodelphis, Inia, Iniinae, Ischyrorhynchinae, Ischyrorhynchus, Meherrinia

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore