Eurhinodelphinidae

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Eurhinodelphinidae
Temporal range: 23.3–11.11 Ma
Oligocene to Miocene[1]
Macrodelphinus kelloggi.jpg
Macrodelphinus and Eurhinodelphis.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Infraorder: Cetacea
Parvorder: Odontoceti
Superfamily: Eurhinodelphinoidea
Family: Eurhinodelphinidae
Abel, 1901
Genera

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Eurhinodelphinidae is an extinct family of toothed whales which lived from the Oligocene to the Miocene.[1] Members of the family possessed an elongated jaw similar in appearance to a swordfish.

Taxonomy[edit]

Skeleton of Xiphiacetus bossi

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