Clade Physeterida de Muizon 1988 (toothed whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti

Full reference: C. de Muizon. 1988. Les vertebres fossiles de la Formation Pisco (Perou). Troisieme partie: Les Odontocetes (Cetacea, Mammalia) du Miocene. Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations (78)1-244

Parent taxon: Physeteroidea according to G. Bianucci and W. Landini 2007

See also de Muizon 1988, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001 and Muizon 1994

Sister taxa: Acrophyseter, Albicetus, Aulophyseter rionegrensis, Brygmophyseter, Eudelphis, Ferecetotherium, Hoplocetus, Kogiidae, Livyatan, Physeteridae, Preaulophyseter, Scaldicetus, Zygophyseter

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Physeterida in the database

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