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Eubalaena Gray 1864 (right whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Balaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36715

Synonyms: Halibalaena Gray 1873 (no. 119922), Hunterius Flower 1864 (no. 68491), Macleayius Gray 1864 (no. 68492)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1864. On the Cetacea which have been observed in the seas surrounding the British Islands. Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London 1864:195-248

Parent taxon: Balaenidae according to M. Bisconti et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Balaena, Balaena belgica, Balaena dubia, Balaena etrusca, Balaena paronai, Balaena primigenius, Balaenella, Balaenina, Balaeninae, Balaenotus, Balaenula, Eucetites, Idiocetus, Morenocetus, Peripolocetus

Subtaxa: Eubalaena australis, Eubalaena glacialis, Eubalaena ianitrix, Eubalaena japonica, Eubalaena shinshuensis

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Ecology: aquatic suspension feeder