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Babiacetus mishrai

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

Taxonomy
Babiacetus mishrai was named by Bajpai and Thewissen (1998). Its type specimen is RUSB 2512, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Babia Hills, which is in a Lutetian estuary/bay shale in the Harudi Formation of India.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Babiacetus mishrai Bajpai and Thewissen p. 226
2001Babiacetus mishrai Thewissen et al. p. 351 figs. Table 1
2008Babiacetus mishrai McLeod and Barnes p. 93

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

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