Opinions from D. W. Rice 2002

  • 'Aetiocetidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Agorophiidae belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Albireonidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Ambulocetidae belongs to Archaeoceti'
  • 'Archaeoceti belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Balaenidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Balaenopteridae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Basilosauridae belongs to Archaeoceti'
  • 'Cetotheriinae was reranked as the family Cetotheriidae and belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Dalpiazinidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Delphinidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Delphinoidea belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Desmatophocidae belongs to Phocoidea'
  • 'Desmostylidae belongs to Desmostylia'
  • 'Dorudontidae belongs to Archaeoceti'
  • 'Dugongidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Enaliarctinae was reranked as the family Enaliarctidae and belongs to Phocoidea'
  • '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 Odontoceti'
  • 'Kekenodontinae was reranked as the family Kekenodontidae and belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Kentriodontidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Kogiidae belongs to Physeteroidea'
  • 'Lipotidae belongs to Odontoceti'
  • 'Llanocetidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Mammalodontidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Monodontidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Mysticeti belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Neobalaenidae belongs to Mysticeti'
  • 'Odobaenidae is corrected as Odobenidae and belongs to Phocoidea'
  • 'Odobenocetopsidae belongs to Delphinoidea'
  • 'Odontoceti belongs to Cetacea'
  • 'Otariina was reranked as the family Otariidae and belongs to Phocoidea'
  • 'Pakicetinae was reranked as the family Pakicetidae and belongs to Archaeoceti'
  • '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 Odontoceti'
  • 'Prorastomidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Protocetidae belongs to Archaeoceti'
  • 'Protosirenidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Remingtonocetidae belongs to Archaeoceti'
  • 'Squalodelphidae is corrected as Squalodelphinidae and belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Squalodontidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Trichechidae belongs to Sirenia'
  • 'Waipatiidae belongs to Platanistoidea'
  • 'Ziphiidae belongs to Ziphioidea'
  • 'Ziphioidea belongs to Odontoceti'