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Clade Mysticeti Cope 1891 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

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

Parent taxon: Neoceti according to J. H. Geisler et al. 2011

Sister taxon: Odontoceti

Subtaxa: Aetiocetidae, Aetiocetoidea, Balaenoptera cortesii portisii, Cetotherioidea, Chaeomysticeti, Eomysticetidae, Llanocetidae, Mammalodontidae, Mauicetus, Physalidae, Pterobalaenidae

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder