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†family Llanocetidae Mitchell 1989 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Mysticeti

Full reference: E. D. Mitchell. 1989. A new cetacean from the late Eocene La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 46(12):2219-2235

Parent taxon: Mysticeti according to M. D. Uhen 2500

Sister taxa: Aetiocetidae, Aetiocetoidea, Amphitera, Balaena cortesii, Cetotherioidea, Cetotheriomorphus, Chaeomysticeti, Eomysticetidae, Eschrichtioidea, Eschrichtius expansus, Mammalodontidae, Mauicetus, Mesoteras, Mesoteras kerrianus, Mioceta, Physalidae, Probalaena, Pterobalaenidae, Siphonocetus, Squalodon serratus, Tretulias buccatus, Burtinopsis similis, Pachycetus robustus, Pachycetus humilis, Mesocetus aquitanicus, Mesocetus siphunculus, Mesocetus hungaricus, Mesocetus agrami

Subtaxa: Llanocetus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder