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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 E. M. G. Fitzgerald 2010

Sister taxa: Aetiocetidae, Aetiocetoidea, Amphitera, Balaena mysticetoides, Burtinopsis, Cetotherioidea, Cetotheriomorphus, Chaeomysticeti, Crenaticeti, Eomysticetidae, Eschrichtioidea, Eschrichtius expansus, Eschrichtius leptocentrus, Eschrichtius pusillus, Horopeta, Llanocetus, Mammalodontidae, Mauicetus brevicollis, Megaptera brachychira, Mesocetus, Mesoteras, Mesoteras kerrianus, Mioceta, Pachycetus, Physalidae, Probalaena, Pterobalaenidae, Rhegnopsis palaeatlantica, Siphonocetus, Squalodon serratus, Tretulias, Tretulias buccatus, Ulias

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder