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Subfamily Neobalaeninae Miller 1923 (pygmy right whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - 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 R. E. Fordyce and F. G. Marx 2013

Sister taxa: Cetotheriinae, Herpetocetinae, Herpetocetus, Hibacetus, Joumocetus, Metopocetus, Mixocetus, Nannocetus, Palaeobalaena, Piscobalaena

Subtaxa: Caperea, Miocaperea

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder