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Taxon profile

family

Phocoenidae Gray, 1825

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 16

genus Neophocaena Palmer, 1899
genus Phocoena G. Cuvier, 1816
genus Phocoenoides Andrews, 1911

Fossil taxa

genus Archaeophocaena Murakami, Shimada, Hikida & Hirano, 2012
genus Australithax Muizon, 1988
genus Brabocetus Colpaert et al., 2015
genus Haborophocoena Ichishima & Kimura, 2005
genus Lomacetus Muizon, 1986
genus Loxolithax Kellogg, 1931
genus Miophocaena Murakami, Shimada, Hikida & Hirano, 2012
genus Numataphocoena Ichishima & Kimura, 2000
genus Piscolithax Muizon, 1983
genus Pterophocaena Murakami, Shimada, Hikida & Hirano, 2012
genus Salumiphocaena Barnes, 1985
genus Semirostrum Racicot, Deméré, Beatty & Boessenecker, 2014
Tertiary: Zanclean – Middle Pliocene
genus Septemtriocetus Lambert, 2008

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [104712]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Phocoenidae Gray, 1825]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [0007e5f2-915e-405c-a853-7299803150a7]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Phocoenidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Phocoenidae]

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Explanations

extinct taxon