ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Clade Neoceti Fordyce and de Muizon 2001 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 63145

Synonym: Autoceta Haeckel 1866 (taxon 63146)

Full reference: R. E. Fordyce and C. de Muizon. 2001. Evolutionary history of the cetaceans: a review. Secondary Adaptations of Tetrapods to Life in the Water 169-233

Parent taxon: Pelagiceti according to O. Lambert et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Basilosauridae, Metasqualodon harwoodi

Subtaxa: Kekenodontidae, Mysticeti, Odontoceti

View classification

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser