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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 C. de Muizon et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Basilosauridae, Metasqualodon harwoodi

Subtaxa: Kekenodontidae, Mysticeti, Odontoceti

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore