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Cetotherium Brandt 1843 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Cetotheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36692

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1843. De cetotherio, novo balaenarum familiae genre in Rossia Meridionali ante aliquot annos effoso. Bulletin de La Classe Physico-Mathématique de L'Académie Impérial des Sciences de Saint Pétersberg 1(10-12):145-148

Parent taxon: Cetotheriinae according to P. Goldin and D. Startsev 2017

Sister taxa: Brandtocetus, Kurdalagonus, Mithridatocetus, Zygiocetus

Subtaxa: Cetotherium capellinii, Cetotherium crassangulum, Cetotherium furlongi, Cetotherium megalophysum, Cetotherium parvum, Cetotherium polyporum, Cetotherium rathkii, Cetotherium riabinini

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Type: Cetotherium rathkii

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder