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Iniidae

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Iniidae

Taxonomy
Iniana was named by Gray (1846). It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Gill (1873).

It was synonymized subjectively with Paninia by Pyenson et al. (2015); it was reranked as the family Iniidae by Gray (1866), Gray (1868), Gill (1872), Gill (1873), True (1908), Miller (1923), Kellogg (1928), Hay (1930), Rensberger (1969), Kasuya (1973), Muizon (1984), Barnes et al. (1985), Cozzuol (1985), Cozzuol (1988), de Muizon (1988), Benton (1993), Fordyce and Barnes (1994), Fordyce et al. (1995), McKenna and Bell (1997), Rice (1998), Bergqvist et al. (1999), Fordyce and de Muizon (2001), Rice (2002), Geisler and Sanders (2003), Gingerich (2005), Mead and Brownell (2005), Bianucci and Landini (2007), Uhen et al. (2008), Rice (2009), Cozzuol (2010), Geisler et al. (2011), Valerio and Laurito (2012), Geisler et al. (2012), Marx et al. (2016), Berta (2017), Aguirre-Fernández et al. (2017) and Lambert et al. (2018).

It was assigned to Delphinidae by Gray (1846); to Denticete by Gill (1872); to Denticete by Gray (1866) and Gill (1873); to Odontocete by Hay (1930); to Delphinoidea by Gray (1868) and McKenna and Bell (1997); to Platanistoidea by Kasuya (1973), Barnes et al. (1985), Cozzuol (1985), Cozzuol (1988) and Geisler and Sanders (2003); to Odontoceti by True (1908), Miller (1923), Kellogg (1928), Rensberger (1969), Benton (1993), Fordyce and Barnes (1994), Fordyce et al. (1995), Rice (1998), Bergqvist et al. (1999), Rice (2002) and Mead and Brownell (2005); to Delphinida by Uhen et al. (2008); and to Inioidea by Muizon (1984), de Muizon (1988), Fordyce and de Muizon (2001), Gingerich (2005), Bianucci and Landini (2007), Rice (2009), Cozzuol (2010), Geisler et al. (2011), Valerio and Laurito (2012), Geisler et al. (2012), Marx et al. (2016), Berta (2017), Aguirre-Fernández et al. (2017) and Lambert et al. (2018).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Iniana Gray p. 45
1866Iniidae Gray p. 226
1868Iniidae Gray p. 4
1872Iniidae Gill p. 94
1873Iniidae Gill
1894Pontoplanodidae Ameghino p. 437
1908Iniidae True p. 391
1923Iniidae Miller p. 40
1923Stenodelphininae Miller p. 40
1928Iniidae Kellogg p. 32 figs. Table 1
1930Iniidae Hay p. 582
1930Stenodelphininae Hay p. 593
1938Plicodontinia mourai Miranda-Ribeiro p. 319 figs. Plate 1
1945Stenodelphininae Simpson p. 101
1956Plicodontinia mourai Paula Couto p. 99
1960Stenodelphininae Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1969Iniidae Rensberger
1973Iniidae Kasuya p. 61
1984Iniidae Muizon p. 68
1985Iniidae Barnes et al. p. 25
1985Iniidae Cozzuol p. 42
1988Iniidae Cozzuol p. 39
1988Iniidae de Muizon p. 182
1993Iniidae Benton p. 762
1994Iniidae Fordyce and Barnes p. 429 figs. Table 1
1995Iniidae Fordyce et al. p. 380
1997Iniidae McKenna and Bell p. 387
1998Iniidae Rice
1999Iniidae Bergqvist et al. p. 31
1999Plicodontinia mourai Bergqvist et al. p. 31
2001Iniidae Fordyce and de Muizon p. 179
2002Iniidae Rice p. 231 figs. Table 1
2003Iniidae Geisler and Sanders p. 28
2005Iniidae Gingerich p. 237 figs. Table 15.1
2005Iniidae Mead and Brownell p. 738
2007Iniidae Bianucci and Landini p. 46 figs. Table 2.1
2008Iniidae Uhen et al. p. 586
2009Iniidae Rice p. 235 figs. Table 1
2010Iniidae Cozzuol p. 203
2011Iniidae Geisler et al. p. 6 figs. Table 1
2012Iniidae Geisler et al. p. 207 figs. Figure 7
2012Iniidae Valerio and Laurito p. 153
2016Iniidae Marx et al. p. 131
2017Iniidae Aguirre-Fernández et al.
2017Iniidae Berta p. 164
2018Iniidae Lambert et al. p. 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Odontoceti()
infraorderDelphinida
superfamilyInioidea
familyIniidae()
familyIniidae()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available