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Babiacetus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Babiacetus Trivedy and Satsangi
1995Babiacetus Gingerich et al.
1997Babiacetus McKenna and Bell p. 370
1998Babiacetus Bajpai and Thewissen p. 223
2001Babiacetus Thewissen et al. p. 351 figs. Table 1
2001Babiacetus Uhen p. 136
2005Babiacetus Gingerich et al. p. 200
2006Babiacetus Clementz et al. p. 360
2008Babiacetus McLeod and Barnes p. 93
2011Babiacetus Bianucci and Gingerich p. 1174
2011Babiacetus Uhen et al. p. 966 figs. Figure 10
2014Babiacetus Bajpai and Thewissen p. 5
2014Babiacetus Uhen p. 1030
2015Babiacetus Gao and Ni p. 156 figs. Table 1
2016Babiacetus Marx et al. p. 100
2017Babiacetus Berta p. 159

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

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. Bajpai and J. G. M. Thewissen 2014Babiacetus has robust tooth crowns with lower premolars that are relatively wide compared to the lower molars (Table 1) and a mandibular symphysis that reaches caudal to p2.