Suborder Mysticeti Cope 1891 (whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea

Synonym: Mysticete Gray 1864

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1891. Syllabus of Lectures on Geology and Paleontology. Part III. Paleontology of the Vertebrata 1-90

Parent taxon: Neoceti according to C. de Muizon et al. 2019

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Baird and Horner 1979, Barnes et al. 1985, Benton 1993, Bergqvist et al. 1999, Berta 2017, Bianucci and Landini 2007, Bisconti 2007, Bisconti 2008, Bisconti 2014, Bisconti et al. 2017, Bisconti and Varola 2006, Boessenecker and Fordyce 2015, Bosselaers and Post 2010, Bouetel and Muizon 2006, Buono et al. 2017, Canto et al. 2010, Carroll 1988, Clapham and Mead 1999, Cope 1890, Fitzgerald 2010, Fordyce 2003, Fordyce and Barnes 1994, Fordyce et al. 1995, Fordyce and de Muizon 2001, Fordyce and Marx 2016, Fraser and Purves 1960, Geisler 2018, Geisler et al. 2011, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gill 1871, Gill 1872, Gill 1873, Gingerich 2005, Gray 1864, Gray 1866, Gray 1868, Harland et al. 1967, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Kellogg 1928, Marx et al. 2016, Marx and Kohno 2016, Marx et al. 2016, Marx et al. 2017, Marx et al. 2019, Mchedlidze 1984, McKenna 1975, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mead and Brownell 2005, Miller 1923, Otsuka and Ota 2008, Peredo and Pyenson 2018, Peredo et al. 2018, Peredo and Uhen 2016, Pilleri 1990, Rice 1998, Rice 2002, Rice 2009, Sanders and Barnes 2002, Scammon and Cope 1869, Scheffer and Rice 1963, Simpson 1945, Steeman 2007, Steeman 2010, Tanaka et al. 2018, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Uhen 2010, Vidal 1991, Whitmore 1984 and Whitmore and Sanders 1977

Sister taxa: Kekenodontidae, Odontoceti

Subtaxa: Aetiocetidae Aetiocetoidea Amphitera Aulocetus calaritanus Aulocetus lovisati Balaena cortesii Borealodon Burtinopsis Cetotheriomorphus Chaeomysticeti Coronodon Crenaticeti Eschrichtioidea Eschrichtius expansus Eschrichtius leptocentrus Eschrichtius pusillus Horopeta Llanocetidae Maiabalaena Mammalodontidae Mauicetus brevicollis Mesoteras Mesoteras kerrianus Metasqualodon Mioceta Mystacodontidae Pachycetus Probalaena Pterobalaenidae Rhegnopsis Siphonocetus Squalodon serratus Taikicetus Toipahautea Tretulias Tretulias buccatus Ulias

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

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