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Suborder Mysticeti Cope 1891 (whale)

Mammalia - Neoceti

Invalid subtaxa: Amphitera Gigoli 1870 [nomen dubium], Balaena cortesii Fischer 1829 [invalid subgroup], Balaena mysticetoides Emmons 1858 [nomen dubium], Balaenoptera cortesii Fischer 1829 [invalid subgroup], Balaenoptera cuvieri cortesii Fischer 1829 [invalid subgroup], Balaenoptera pusilla Cope 1868 [nomen vanum], Burtinopsis Van Beneden 1872 [nomen dubium], Cetotherium (Cetotheriophanes) cortesii Fischer 1829 [invalid subgroup], Cetotherium cortesii Fischer 1829 [invalid subgroup], Cetotherium expansus Cope 1868 [nomen dubium], Cetotherium leptocentrum Cope 1868 [nomen dubium], Cetotherium mysticetoides Emmons 1858 [nomen dubium], Cetotherium pusillum Cope 1868 [nomen vanum], Eschrichtius expansus Cope 1868 [nomen dubium], Eschrichtius leptocentrus Cope 1868 [nomen dubium], Eschrichtius pusillus Cope 1868 [nomen vanum], Megaptera (Burtinopsis) Van Beneden 1872 [nomen dubium], Megaptera brachychira Cope 1868 [nomen nudum], Megaptera expansa Cope 1868 [nomen dubium], Megaptera mysticetoides Emmons 1858 [nomen dubium], Mesocetus Van Beneden 1880 [nomen dubium], Mesoteras Cope 1870 [nomen dubium], Mesoteras kerrianus Cope 1870 [nomen vanum], Mioceta Deraniyagala 1967 [nomen dubium], Mystacoceta Ameghino 1889, Mystacoceti Flower 1867, Mysticete Gray 1864, Mysticoceti Flower 1867, Pachycetus Van Beneden 1883 [nomen dubium], Plesiocetus cortesii Fischer 1829 [invalid subgroup], Rorqualus cortesii Fischer 1829 [invalid subgroup], Siphonocetus Cope 1895 [nomen dubium], Siphonocetus expansus Cope 1868 [nomen dubium], Squalodon serratum Davis 1888 [invalid subgroup], Squalodon serratus Davis 1888 [invalid subgroup], Tretulias Cope 1895 [nomen dubium], Tretulias buccatus Cope 1895 [nomen dubium], Ulias Cope 1895 [nomen dubium]

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1891. Syllabus of Lectures on Geology and Paleontology. Ferris Brothers, Philadelphia 1-90

Parent taxon: Neoceti according to M. Bisconti 2014

Sister taxon: Odontoceti

Subtaxa: Aetiocetidae, Aetiocetoidea, Balaenoptera cortesii portisii, Cetotherioidea, Chaeomysticeti, Eomysticetidae, Llanocetidae, Mammalodontidae, Mauicetus, Mesocetus agrami, Mesocetus aquitanicus, Mesocetus brachyspondylus, Mesocetus hungaricus, Mesocetus siphunculus, Pachycetus humilis, Pachycetus robustus, Physalidae, Pterobalaenidae, Siphonocetus clarkianus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder