Classification of Rice 2002

Or. Cetacea Brisson 1762 [whale]
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Subor. †Archaeoceti Flower 1883
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Fm. †Ambulocetidae Thewissen et al. 1996
Fm. †Basilosauridae Cope 1867
Fm. †Dorudontidae Miller 1923
Fm. †Pakicetidae Thewissen et al. 1996
Fm. †Protocetidae Stromer 1908
Fm. †Remingtonocetidae Kumar and Sahni 1986
Subor. Mysticeti Cope 1891
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Fm. †Aetiocetidae Emlong 1966
Fm. Balaenidae Gray 1821 [right whale]
Fm. Balaenopteridae Gray 1864 [rorqual]
Fm. Cetotheriidae Brandt 1872
Fm. †Kekenodontidae Mitchell 1989
Fm. †Llanocetidae Mitchell 1989
Fm. †Mammalodontidae Mitchell 1989
Fm. Neobalaenidae Miller 1923 [pygmy right whale]
Subor. Odontoceti Flower 1867 [toothed whale]
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Fm. †Agorophiidae Abel 1914
Superfm. Delphinoidea Flower 1865
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Fm. †Albireonidae Barnes 1984
Fm. Delphinidae Gray 1821 [dolphin]
Fm. †Kentriodontidae Slijper 1936
Fm. Monodontidae Gray 1821
Fm. †Odobenocetopsidae Muizon 1993
Fm. Phocoenidae Gray 1825 [porpoise]
Superfm. †Eurhinodelphinoidea Muizon 1988
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Fm. Eoplatanistidae Muizon 1988
Fm. †Eurhinodelphinidae Abel 1901
Fm. Iniidae Gray 1846
Fm. Lipotidae Zhou et al. 1978
Superfm. Physeteroidea Gray 1868
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Fm. Kogiidae Miller 1923 [pygmy sperm whale]
Fm. Physeteridae Gray 1821 [sperm whale]
Superfm. Platanistoidea Simpson 1945
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Fm. †Dalpiazinidae Muizon 1988
Fm. Platanistidae Gray 1846
Fm. †Squalodelphinidae Dal Piaz 1917
Fm. †Squalodontidae Brandt 1873
Fm. †Waipatiidae Fordyce 1994
Fm. Pontoporiidae Gray 1870
Superfm. Ziphioidea Gray 1850
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Fm. Ziphiidae Gray 1850 [beaked whale]
Or. †Desmostylia Reinhart 1953 [desmostylian]
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Fm. †Desmostylidae Osborn 1905
Superfm. Phocoidea Smirnov 1908
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Fm. †Desmatophocidae Hay 1930
Fm. †Enaliarctidae Tedford 1976
Fm. Odobenidae Allen 1880 [walrus]
Fm. Otariidae Gray 1825 [eared seal]
Fm. Phocidae Gray 1821 [seal]
Or. Sirenia Illiger 1811 [sirenian]
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Fm. Dugongidae Gray 1821 [dugong]
Fm. †Prorastomidae Cope 1889
Fm. †Protosirenidae Sickenberg 1934
Fm. Trichechidae Gray 1825 [manatee]