Ciuciulea Gol'din 2018 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti - Cetotheriidae

Full reference: P. Gol'din. 2018. New Paratethyan dwarf baleen whales mark the origin of cetotheres. PeerJ 6:e5800

Parent taxon: Cetotheriidae according to P. Gol'din 2018

Sister taxa: Cephalotropis, Cetotheriinae, Cophocetus, Eucetotherium, Herentalia, Herpetocetinae, Heterocetus, Hibacetus, Imerocetus, Joumocetus, Metopocetus, Neobalaeninae, Palaeobalaena, Piscobalaena, Titanocetus, Tiucetus, Tranatocetus, Vampalus

Subtaxa: Ciuciulea davidi

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Type: Ciuciulea davidi

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Ciuciulea (Miocene of Moldova)

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