Taxon profile


Cetacea Brisson, 1762

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  suborder Cetancodonta

Other names

= cetaceans

Temporal range:Upper Oligocene - recent

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

suborder Archaeoceti Flower, 1883
suborder Mysticeti Cope, 1891 - baleen whales
suborder Odontoceti Flower, 1867

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [2304bbc8-679f-4c68-9861-88b7c579ff3d]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Cetacea]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
DE Zootier-Lexikon [5925:wale-allgemeines&Itemid=166]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Cetacea]

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extinct taxon