Tlaxcallicetus Cisneros 2018 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea

Full reference: A. E. H. Cisneros. 2018. A new group of late Oligocene mysticetes from México. Palaeontologia Electronica 21(1.7A):1-30

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to A. E. H. Cisneros 2018

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

Subtaxa: Tlaxcallicetus guaycurae

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Type: Tlaxcallicetus guaycurae

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at El Saladito (Oligocene of Mexico)

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