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†family Albireonidae Barnes 1984 (toothed whale)

Osteichthyes - Artiodactyla

PaleoDB taxon number: 42961

Alternative spelling: Albileonidae

Full reference: L. G. Barnes. 1984. Fossil odontocetes (Mammalia: Cetacea) from the Almejas Formation, Isla Cedros, Mexico. PaleoBios 42:1-46

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

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

Subtaxa: Albireo

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore