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†subfamily Dorudontinae Miller 1923 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla - Basilosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53109

Alternative spelling: Dorudontidae

Full reference: G. S. Miller. 1923. The telescoping of the cetacean skull. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 76(5):1-70

Parent taxon: Basilosauridae according to M. D. Uhen 2013

Sister taxa: Ancalecetus, Balaenoptera juddi, Basilosaurinae, Basilosaurus, Basiloterus, Basilotritus, Berardiopsis miocaenus, Chrysocetus, Cynthiacetus, Dorudon, Masracetus, Ocucajea, Platyosphys, Pontogeneus, Pontogeneus brachyspondylus, Saghacetus, Stromeriinae, Stromerius, Supayacetus, Zygorhiza

Subtaxa: Zeuglodon wanklyni

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Type: Dorudon

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser