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†family Odobenocetopsidae Muizon 1993 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 63518

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1993. Walrus-like feeding adaptation in a new cetacean from the Pliocene of Peru. Nature 365:745-748

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

Sister taxa: Albireonidae, Delphinidae, Eurhinodelphis pacificus, Graamocetus, Monodontidae, Oedolithax, Palaeophocaena, Phocoenidae, Prionodelphis, Protodelphinus, Sinanodelphis

Subtaxa: Odobenocetops

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore