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Caperea Gray 1864 (pygmy right whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Neobalaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 63684

Alternative spelling: Balaena (Caperea)

Synonym: Neobalaena Gray 1870 (taxon 63601)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1864. On the Cetacea which have been observed in the seas surrounding the British Islands. Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London 1864:195-248

Parent taxon: Neobalaeninae according to F. G. Marx et al. 2018

Sister taxon: Miocaperea

Subtaxa: Caperea marginata

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore-suspension feeder