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Kentriodontidae
Fossil range: Oligocene - Pliocene
Kentriodon BW
Kentriodon, an odontocete whale from the Miocene.
Scientific classification

Class:

Mammalia

Order:

Cetacea

Suborder:

Odontoceti

Superfamily:

Delphinoidea

Family:

Kentriodontidae

Subfamilies:

See text.

Kentriodontidae is an extinct family of odontocet whales related to modern dolphins. The Family lived from the Oligocene to the Pliocene before going extinct.[1]

TaxonomyEdit

The kentriodontids are grouped in three subfamilies with two genera considered incertae sedis, or of uncertain placement in the family.[1]

Family † Kentriodontidae

Subfamily Kentriodontinae
Genus Belonodelphis
Genus Delphinodon
Genus Incacetus
Genus Kentriodon (syn. Grypolithax)
Genus Macrokentriodon
Genus Microphocaena
Genus Rudicetus
Genus Tagicetus
Subfamily Lophocetinae
Genus Hadrodelphis
Genus Liolithax
Genus Lophocetus
Subfamily Pithanodelphininae
Genus Atocetus
Genus Leptodelphis
Genus Pithanodelphis
Genus Sophianacetus (syn. Mediocris)
Subfamily incertae sedis
Genus Sarmatodelphis
Genus Kampholophos

ReferencesEdit


Mammoth

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