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Eschrichtius Gray 1864 (gray whale)

Osteichthyes - Mysticeti - Balaenidae

Alternative spelling: Eschrictius

Invalid subtaxa: Agaphelus Cope 1868, Balaenoptera robusta Van Beneden and Gervais 1868 [invalid subgroup], Cyphonotus Rafinesque 1815 [nomen nudum], Eschrichtius mysticetoides Emmons 1858 [nomen dubium], Eschrichtius robusta Van Beneden and Gervais 1868 [invalid subgroup], Eschrichtius robustus Van Beneden and Gervais 1868 [invalid subgroup], Plesiocetus robustus Van Beneden and Gervais 1868 [invalid subgroup], Rachianectes Trouessart 1898, Rhachianectes Trouessart 1898

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1864. Notes on the Whalebone-Whales; with a Synopsis of the Species. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 14:345-353

Parent taxon: Eschrichtiinae according to F. G. Marx and R. E. Fordyce 2015

Sister taxa: Archaeschrichtius, Diunatans, Eschrichtioides, Gricetoides, Plesiobalaenoptera

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder