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†family Kekenodontidae Mitchell 1989 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 63602

Alternative spelling: Kekenodontinae

Full reference: E. D. Mitchell. 1989. A new cetacean from the late Eocene La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 46(12):2219-2235

Parent taxon: Neoceti according to M. D. Uhen 2018

Sister taxa: Mysticeti, Odontoceti

Subtaxa: Kekenodon, Squalodon gambierensis

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Type: Kekenodon

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser