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Aetiocetus Emlong 1966 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Mysticeti - Aetiocetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36654

Full reference: D. Emlong. 1966. A new archaic cetacean from the Oligocene of Northwest Oregon. Bulletin of the Museum of Natural History, University of Oregon 3:1-51

Parent taxon: Aetiocetidae according to R. W. Boessenecker and R. E. Fordyce 2015

Sister taxa: Aetiocetinae, Ashorocetus, Chonecetinae, Chonecetus, Morawanocetinae, Morawanocetus, Willungacetus

Subtaxa: Aetiocetus cotylalveus, Aetiocetus polydentatus, Aetiocetus tomitai, Aetiocetus weltoni

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder