Opinions from D. W. Rice 2009

  • 'Aetiocetidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Aglaocetidae belongs to Balaenopteroidea'
  • 'Agorophiidae belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Albireonidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Ambulocetidae belongs to Protocetoidea'
  • 'Balaenidae belongs to Balaenoidea'
  • 'Balaenoidea belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Balaenopteridae belongs to Balaenopteroidea'
  • 'Balaenopteroidea belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Basilosauridae belongs to Basilosauroidea'
  • 'Basilosauroidea belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Cetotherioidea belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Cetotheriopsinae was reranked as the family Cetotheriopsidae and belongs to Eomysticetoidea'
  • 'Dalpiazinidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Delphinoidea belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Desmatophocidae belongs to Phocoidea'
  • 'Desmostylidae belongs to Desmostylia'
  • 'Diorocetidae belongs to Balaenopteroidea'
  • 'Dugongidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Enaliarctinae was reranked as the family Enaliarctidae and belongs to Phocoidea'
  • 'Eomysticetidae belongs to Eomysticetoidea'
  • 'Eomysticetoidea belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Eoplatanistidae belongs to Eurhinodelphinoidea'
  • 'Eurhinodelphidae is corrected as Eurhinodelphinidae and belongs to Eurhinodelphinoidea'
  • 'Eurhinodelphoidea is corrected as Eurhinodelphinoidea and belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Iniana was reranked as the family Iniidae and belongs to Inioidea'
  • 'Inioidea belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Janjucetidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Kekenodontinae was reranked as the family Kekenodontidae and belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Kentriodontidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Kogiidae belongs to Physeteroidea'
  • 'Lipotidae belongs to Lipotoidea'
  • 'Lipotoidea belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Llanocetidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Mammalodontidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Monodontidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Mysticeti was reranked as a unranked clade and belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Neobalaenidae belongs to Balaenoidea'
  • 'Odobaenidae is corrected as Odobenidae and belongs to Phocoidea'
  • 'Odobenocetopsidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Odontoceti was reranked as a unranked clade and belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Otariina was reranked as the family Otariidae and belongs to Phocoidea'
  • 'Pakicetinae was reranked as the family Pakicetidae and belongs to Protocetoidea'
  • 'Paleoparadoxidae is corrected as Paleoparadoxiidae and belongs to Desmostylia'
  • 'Patriocetidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Pelocetidae belongs to Balaenopteroidea'
  • 'Phocaenina was reranked as the family Phocoenidae and belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Phocidae belongs to Phocoidea'
  • 'Physeteridae belongs to Physeteroidea'
  • 'Physeteroidea belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Platanistina was reranked as the family Platanistidae and belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Platanistoidea belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Pontoporiidae belongs to Inioidea'
  • 'Prorastomidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Prosqualodontidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Protocetidae belongs to Protocetoidea'
  • 'Protocetoidea belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Protosirenidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Remingtonocetidae belongs to Remingtonocetoidea'
  • 'Remingtonocetoidea belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Simocetidae belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Squalodelphidae is corrected as Squalodelphinidae and belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Squalodontidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Trichechidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Waipatiidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Xenorophidae belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Ziphiidae belongs to Ziphioidea'
  • 'Ziphioidea belongs to Odontoceti'