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Subfamily Neobalaeninae Miller 1923 (pygmy right whale)

Osteichthyes - Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae

Alternative spelling: Neobalaenidae

Full reference: G. S. Miller. 1923. The telescoping of the cetacean skull. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 76(5):1-70

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

Sister taxa: Brandtocetus, Cephalotropis, Cetotheriinae, Cetotherium, Cetotherium megalophysum, Cetotherium vandelli, Eucetotherium, Herpetocetinae, Hibacetus, Imerocetus, Joumocetus, Kurdalagonus, Metopocetus, Mixocetus, Otradnocetus, Palaeobalaena, Piscobalaena, Plesiocetopsis, Titanocetus

Subtaxa: Caperea, Miocaperea

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder