Cetotheriopsis Brandt 1871 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti

Invalid subtaxa: Aulocetus Van Beneden 1875 [objective synonym], Stenodon Van Beneden 1865 [replaced name]

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1871. Bericht uber den Fortgang meiner Studien uber di Cetaceen, welche das grosse zur Tertiarzeit von Mitteleuropa bis Centralasien hinein ausgedehnte Meeresbechen bevolkerten. Bulletin de l'Academie Imperiale de St. Petersbourg 1871:563-566

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to R. W. Boessenecker and R. E. Fordyce 2017

See also Abel 1919, Benton 1993, Berta 2017, Bisconti 2006, Boessenecker and Fordyce 2015, Brandt 1873, Brandt 1874, Carroll 1988, Cope 1890, Flores 1895, Fordyce 2003, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gill 1871, Gill 1872, Kellogg 1928, Kellogg 1931, Marx et al. 2016, McKenna and Bell 1997, Palmer 1904, Pilleri 1987, Rothausen 1971, Sepkoski 2002, Simpson 1945, Steeman 2007, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, True 1912, Uhen 2008, Van Beneden 1865, Van Beneden 1875 and Zittel 1925

Sister taxa: Balaenidae, Balaenomorpha, Cetotheriidae, Cetotheriopsidae, Cetotherium incertum, Cetotherium klinderi, Cetotherium pusillum, Eomysticetidae, Eomysticetoidea, Halicetus, Megapteropsis, Piscocetus, Plicogulae, Sitsqwayk, Thalassotherii, Tlaxcallicetus, Whakakai

Subtaxa: Cetotheriopsis lintianus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder


• Oligocene of Austria (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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