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Clade Pelagiceti Uhen 2008 (whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 134057

Full reference: M. D. Uhen. 2008. New protocetid whales from Alabama and Mississippi, and a new cetacean clade, Pelagiceti. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(3):589-593

Parent taxon: Cetacea according to C. de Muizon et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Ambulocetidae, Anarnak, Archaeocetus, Balaenodontae, Balaenoidorum, Berardiopsis, Berardiopsis pliocaenus, Cetotheriomorphus dubius, Cetotherium priscum, Cetotolites, Globicephalus eocaenus, Loncodelphis, Manatus giganteus, Mystacoceta, Mystacoceti, Nanisocetus, Neoballaenidae, Otaria leclercii, Oxypterus, Pakicetidae, Palaeocetus, Proteroceta, Protocetidae, Protocetoidea, Remingtonocetidae, Remingtonocetoidea, Rhynchoceti, Tretosphrys, Zeugloceta, Ziphius blasii, Balanadae

Subtaxa: Basilosauridae, Metasqualodon harwoodi, Neoceti

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore