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Piscocetus Pilleri and Pilleri 1989 (whale)

Osteichthyes - Mysticeti

PaleoDB taxon number: 53144

Full reference: G. Pilleri and O. Pilleri. 1989. Bartenwale aus der Pisco-Formation Perus. Beitrage zur Palaontologie der cetaceen Perus 11-38

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to M. D. Uhen 2500

Sister taxa: Balaenomorpha, Cetotherioidea, Cetotheriopsidae, Cetotheriopsis, Cetotherium incertum, Cetotherium klinderi, Cetotherium maicopicum, Cetotherium pusillum, Eomysticetidae, Eomysticetoidea, Halicetus, Megapteropsis, Plicogulae, Sitsqwayk, Whakakai

Subtaxa: Piscocetus sacaco

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Type: Piscocetus sacaco

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder