Taxon profile


Cetotheriidae Brandt, 1872

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  parvorder Mysticeti - baleen whales

Scientific synonyms

Neobalaenidae Miller, 1923

Included taxa

Number of records: 13

subfamily Neobalaeninae Miller, 1923

Fossil taxa

subfamily Cetotheriinae Whitmore & Barnes, 2008
subfamily Herpetocetinae Steeman, 2007
genus Brandtocetus Goldin & Startsev, 2014
Tertiary: Middle Miocene
genus Cophocetus Packard & Kellogg, 1934
genus Isanacetus Kimura & Ozawa, 2002
genus Joumocetus Kimura & Hasegawa, 2010
genus Mauicetus Benham, 1939
genus Metopocetus Cope, 1896
genus Nannocetus Kellogg, 1929
genus Parietobalaena Kellogg, 1924
genus Pelocetus Kellogg, 1965
genus Piscobalaena Pilleri & Siber, 1989

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [102209]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Cetotheriidae Brandt, 1872]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [1ccfaecf-b668-4c2b-8ae5-47421a384086]

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

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