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Family Lipotidae Zhou et al. 1978 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 53267

Full reference: K. Zhou, W. Qian, and Y. Li. 1978. Recent advances in the study of the baiji, Lipotes vexillifer. Journal of the Nanjing Normal College (Natural Science) 1978(1):8-13

Parent taxon: Delphinida according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Anacharsis, Atocetus, Delphinavus, Delphinoidea, Hadrodelphis, Inioidea, Kentriodontidae, Liolithax, Lipotoidea, Lophocetus, Macrokentriodon, Miodelphis, Monodontoidae, Pithanodelphis, Platylithax, Tagicetus

Subtaxa: Lipotes, Parapontoporia

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore