Archaeoceti

TranslingualEdit

Pakicetus attocki skeleton

EtymologyEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Archaeoceti

  1. A taxonomic suborder within the order Cetacea — extinct ancient whales.

Usage notesEdit

Archaeoceti is a paraphyletic group of the earliest cetaceans, from the early Eocene to the late Oligocene (55 to 23 million years ago).

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Last modified on 17 November 2013, at 17:22