†family Cetotheriopsidae Brandt 1872 (whale)

Mammalia - Mysticeti - Cetotheriopsidae

Alternative spelling: Cetotheriopsinae

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1872. Uber eine neue Classification der Bartenwale (Balaenoidea) mit Berucksichtigung der untergegangenen Gattungen derselben. Bulletin d L'Academie Imperiale des Sciences de St. Petersbourg 26:113-130

Parent taxon: Chaeomysticeti according to F. G. Marx et al. 2016

See also Bianucci and Landini 2007, Brandt 1873, Geisler et al. 2011, Geisler and Sanders 2003, Rice 2009, Sanders and Barnes 2002, Sanders and Barnes 2002, Steeman 2007 and Uhen et al. 2008

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Cetotheriopsidae in the database

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