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Squalodontidae

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Squalodontidae

Taxonomy
Squalodontidae was named by Brandt (1873). It is not extant. It was considered monophyletic by Uhen et al. (2008) and Barnes and Reynolds (2009).

It was assigned to Odontoceta by Ameghino (1894); to Cetacea by Newton (1891) and Rhoads (1903); to Odontocete by Hay (1902) and Hay (1930); to Squaloceti by Abel (1914), Abel (1919), Dal Piaz (1929) and Van Deinse (1931); to Archaeoceti by Paquier (1894) and Benham (1935); to Squalodontoidea by Simpson (1945), Rothausen (1961), Rothausen (1968), Ginsburg and Janvier (1971), Barnes et al. (1985), Pilleri (1987), Vidal (1991), McKenna and Bell (1997) and Dubrovo and Sanders (2000); to Odontoceti by Lydekker (1887), Cope (1889), Cope (1890), Zittel (1894), Flores (1895), Trouessart (1898), Trouessart (1904), Case (1904), Abel (1905), True (1908), Miller (1923), Zittel (1925), Kellogg (1928), Keyes (1973), Whitmore and Sanders (1977), Whitmore (1984), Pilleri (1985), Carroll (1988), Benton (1993), Sach and Heizmann (2001), Geisler and Sanders (2003) and Cahuzac et al. (2005); to Platanistoidea by Muizon (1984), Muizon (1991), Muizon (1994), Fordyce and Barnes (1994), Fordyce et al. (1995), Rice (1998), Fordyce and de Muizon (2001), Rice (2002), Gingerich (2005), Godfrey et al. (2006), Barnes (2006), Bianucci and Landini (2007), Whitmore and Kaltenbach (2008), Uhen et al. (2008), Rice (2009), Barnes and Reynolds (2009), Bianucci et al. (2011), Carone and Marra (2014), Aguirre-Fernández and Fordyce (2014) and Marx et al. (2016); and to Odontoceti by Slijper (1936), Geisler et al. (2011) and Berta (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Pachyodon Meyer p. 414
1844Zeuglodon vredense Landois p. 49
1853Pachyodon Bronn p. 774
1872Portheodon Gill
1873Squalodontidae Brandt p. 576
1887Squalodontidae Lydekker p. 75
1889Squalodontidae Cope p. 876
1890Squalodontidae Cope p. 602
1891Squalodontidae Newton p. 75
1894Squalodontidae Ameghino p. 436
1894Mesoceti Dames
1894Squalodontidae Paquier p. 5
1894Zeuglodon vredense Zittel p. 168
1894Squalodontidae Zittel p. 169
1895Squalodontidae Flores p. 11
1898Zeuglodon vredensis Trouessart p. 1010
1898Squalodontidae Trouessart p. 1012
1902Squalodontidae Hay p. 588
1903Squalodontidae Rhoads p. 247
1904Squalodontidae Case p. 6
1904Basilosaurus vredensis Trouessart p. 753
1904Squalodontidae Trouessart p. 754
1905Squalodontidae Abel p. 46
1908Squalodontidae True p. 391
1914Squalodontidae Abel p. 221
1919Squalodontidae Abel p. 762
1923Squalodontidae Miller p. 40
1925Squalodontidae Zittel p. 85
1928Squalodontidae Kellogg p. 32 figs. Table 1
1929Squalodontidae Dal Piaz p. 73
1930Squalodontidae Hay p. 580
1931Squalodontidae Van Deinse p. 33
1935Squalodontidae Benham p. 243
1936Squalodontidae Slijper p. 543
1942Squalodon andrewi Benham p. 267
1945Squalodontidae Simpson p. 100
1961Squalodontidae Rothausen p. 113
1968Squalodontidae Rothausen p. 87
1971Squalodontidae Ginsburg and Janvier p. 167
1973Squalodon andrewi Keyes p. 389
1973Squalodontidae Keyes p. 389
1977Squalodontidae Whitmore and Sanders p. 305
1984Squalodontidae Muizon p. 68
1984Squalodontidae Whitmore p. 230
1985Squalodontidae Barnes et al. p. 25
1985Squalodontidae Pilleri p. 11
1987Squalodontidae Pilleri p. 147
1988Squalodontidae Carroll
1991Squalodontidae Muizon p. 312
1991Squalodontidae Vidal p. 5
1993Squalodontidae Benton p. 761
1994Squalodontidae Fordyce and Barnes p. 429 figs. Table 1
1994Squalodontidae Muizon p. 136
1995Squalodontidae Fordyce et al. p. 379
1997Squalodontidae McKenna and Bell p. 373
1998Squalodontidae Rice
2000Squalodontidae Dubrovo and Sanders p. 580
2001Squalodontidae Fordyce and de Muizon p. 178
2001Squalodontidae Sach and Heizmann p. 42
2002Squalodontidae Rice p. 231 figs. Table 1
2003Squalodontidae Geisler and Sanders p. 28
2005Squalodontidae Cahuzac et al. p. 420
2005Squalodontidae Gingerich p. 237 figs. Table 15.1
2006Squalodontidae Barnes p. 32
2006Squalodontidae Godfrey et al. p. 68A
2007Squalodontidae Bianucci and Landini p. 45 figs. Table 2.1
2008Squalodontidae Uhen et al. p. 583
2008Squalodontidae Whitmore and Kaltenbach p. 183
2009Squalodontidae Barnes and Reynolds p. 487
2009Squalodontidae Rice p. 235 figs. Table 1
2011Squalodontidae Bianucci et al. p. 560
2011Squalodontidae Geisler et al. p. 5 figs. Table 1
2012Basilosaurus vredensis Kalmykov p. 179
2014Squalodontidae Aguirre-Fernández and Fordyce p. 195
2014Squalodontidae Carone and Marra p. 122
2016Squalodontidae Marx et al. p. 120
2017Squalodontidae Berta p. 160

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Odontoceti()
superfamilyPlatanistoidea
familySqualodontidae
familySqualodontidae

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