†superfamily Eomysticetoidea Sanders and Barnes 2002 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti

Full reference: A. E. Sanders and L. G. Barnes. 2002. Paleontology of the Late Oligocene Ashley and Chandler Bridge Formations of South Carolina, 3: Eomysticetidae, a new family of primitive mysticetes (Mammalia: Cetacea). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 93:313-356

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to J. H. Geisler et al. 2011

See also Bianucci and Landini 2007, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Gingerich 2005, Rice 2009, Sanders and Barnes 2002 and Steeman 2007

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Eomysticetoidea in the database

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