Family Physalidae Gray 1864 (whale)

Mammalia - Balaenopteroidea - Physalidae

Alternative spelling: Physalinidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1864. On the Cetacea which have been observed in the seas surrounding the British Islands. Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London 1864:195-248

Parent taxon: Balaenopteroidea according to J. E. Gray 1871

Sister taxa: Aglaocetus, Amphicetus, Balaenopteridae, Diorocetus, Eschrichtiidae, Isanacetus, Mauicetus, Pelocetus, Thinocetus, Tiphyocetus, Uranocetus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Physalidae in the database

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