Opinions from L. G. Barnes et al. 1985

  • 'Acrodelphidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Aetiocetidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Agorophiidae belongs to Squalodontoidea'
  • 'Albireonidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Archaeoceti belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Archaeosireninae is an invalid subgroup of Halitheriinae'
  • 'Balaenidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Balaenopteridae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Balaenopterinae belongs to Balaenopteridae'
  • 'Basilosauridae belongs to Archaeoceti'
  • 'Basilosaurinae belongs to Basilosauridae'
  • 'Catodontidae is a subjective synonym of Physeteridae'
  • 'Cetotheriinae was reranked as the family Cetotheriidae and belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Choneziphiidae is an invalid subgroup of Ziphiidae'
  • 'Delphinapterinae belongs to Monodontidae'
  • 'Delphinidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Delphininae belongs to Delphinidae'
  • 'Delphinoidea belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Dorudontidae was reranked as the subfamily Dorudontinae and belongs to Basilosauridae'
  • 'Dugongidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Dugonginae belongs to Dugongidae'
  • 'Eotherioidinae is an invalid subgroup of Halitheriinae'
  • 'Eschrichtiidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Eurhinodelphidae is a subjective synonym of Rhabdosteidae'
  • 'Globidelphinidae is an invalid subgroup of Globicephalinae'
  • 'Globiocephalidae was reranked as the subfamily Globicephalinae and belongs to Delphinidae'
  • 'Grampidae is an invalid subgroup of Globicephalinae'
  • 'Halianassinae is an invalid subgroup of Halitheriinae'
  • 'Halicoridae is an objective synonym of Dugongidae'
  • 'Halitherida is an objective synonym of Halitheriidae'
  • 'Halitheriidae was reranked as the family Halitheriinae and belongs to Dugongidae'
  • 'Hemisyntrachelidae is an invalid subgroup of Delphinidae'
  • 'Holodontidae is an invalid subgroup of Delphinidae'
  • 'Hoplocetinae belongs to Physeteridae'
  • 'Hydrodamalidae was reranked as the subfamily Hydrodamalinae and belongs to Dugongidae'
  • 'Hyperoodontidae is an invalid subgroup of Ziphiidae'
  • 'Iniana was reranked as the family Iniidae and belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Kampholophinae belongs to Kentriodontidae'
  • 'Kentriodontidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Kentriodontinae belongs to Kentriodontidae'
  • 'Kogiidae belongs to Physeteroidea'
  • 'Lipotidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Lissodelphinae belongs to Delphinidae'
  • 'Lophocetinae belongs to Kentriodontidae'
  • 'Manatidae is an objective synonym of Trichechidae'
  • 'Megapterinae belongs to Balaenopteridae'
  • 'Metaxytheriinae is an invalid subgroup of Halitheriinae'
  • 'Microzeuglodontidae is an invalid subgroup of Agorophiidae'
  • 'Miosireninae belongs to Trichechidae'
  • 'Monodontidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Monodontinae belongs to Monodontidae'
  • 'Mysticeti belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Neobalaenidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Odontoceti belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Orcellidae was reranked as the subfamily Orcaellinae and belongs to Monodontidae'
  • 'Orcininae is an invalid subgroup of Globicephalinae'
  • 'Parapontoporiinae belongs to Pontoporiidae'
  • 'Patriocetidae was reranked as the subfamily Patriocetinae and belongs to Squalodontidae'
  • 'Phocaenina was reranked as the family Phocoenidae and belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Phocoeninae belongs to Phocoenidae'
  • 'Phocoenoidinae belongs to Phocoenidae'
  • 'Physeteridae belongs to Physeteroidea'
  • 'Physeterinae belongs to Physeteridae'
  • 'Physeteroidea belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Physodontidae is an invalid subgroup of Physeteridae'
  • 'Platanistina was reranked as the family Platanistidae and belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Platanistoidea belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Pontoplanodidae is an invalid subgroup of Iniidae'
  • 'Pontoporiidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Pontoporiinae belongs to Pontoporiidae'
  • 'Prorastomidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Protocetidae belongs to Archaeoceti'
  • 'Protosirenidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Prototheriidae is an invalid subgroup of Halitheriinae'
  • 'Rhabdosteidae belongs to Squalodontoidea'
  • 'Rhachianectidae is an objective synonym of Eschrichtiidae'
  • 'Saurocetidae is an invalid subgroup of Iniidae'
  • 'Sotaliinae is an invalid subgroup of Steninae'
  • 'Squalodelphidae belongs to Squalodontoidea'
  • 'Squalodontidae belongs to Squalodontoidea'
  • 'Squalodontinae belongs to Squalodontidae'
  • 'Squalodontoidea belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Stenidae was reranked as the subfamily Steninae and belongs to Delphinidae'
  • 'Stenodelphinae is a subjective synonym of Pontoporiidae'
  • 'Stenoninae is a subjective synonym of Steninae'
  • 'Trichechidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Ziphiidae was reranked as the tribe Ziphiina and belongs to Ziphioidea'
  • 'Ziphioidea belongs to Odontoceti'