†subfamily Aulophyseterinae Kazár 2002 (sperm whale)

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Physeteridae

Full reference: E. Kazár. 2002. Revised phylogeny of the Physeteridae (Mammalia: Cetacea) in light of Placoziphius Van Beneden, 1869 and Aulophyseter Kellogg, 1927. Bulletin de l'Institute Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre 72:151-170

Parent taxon: Physeteridae according to A. Toscano et al. 2013

See also Bianucci and Landini 2007 and Kazár 2002

Sister taxa: Aulophyseter, Diaphorocetus, Hoplocetinae, Idiophyseter, Idiorophus, Kogiopsis, Orca semseyi, Orcopsis, Orycterocetus, Paleophoca, Physeter, Physeterinae, Physeterula, Physodontidae, Physotherium, Placoziphius, Scaldicetus lodgei, Ziphioides, Ziphiola

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic piscivore-carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Aulophyseterinae in the database

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