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Eobalaenoptera harrisoni

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Balaenopteridae

Taxonomy
Eobalaenoptera harrisoni was named by Dooley et al. (2004). Its type specimen is VMNH 742, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Carmel Church Quarry, which is in a Langhian estuary/bay conglomerate/claystone in the Calvert Formation of Virginia. It is the type species of Eobalaenoptera.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Eobalaenoptera harrisoni Dooley et al. p. 455 figs. Fig. 2-8
2005Eobalaenoptera harrisoni Deméré et al. p. 105 figs. Table II
2008Eobalaenoptera harrisoni Uhen et al. p. 620

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
Mysticeti()
Chaeomysticeti()
Plicogulae
superfamilyBalaenopteroidea
familyBalaenopteridae
genusEobalaenoptera
speciesharrisoni

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