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Rhytinidae (disused)

Mammalia - Rhytinidae

Taxonomy
Rhytinidae was named by Gill (1872). It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Hydrodamalidae by Hay (1902).

It was assigned to Halicoroidea by Gill (1872); to Sirenia by Cope (1890); to Sirenii by Jaekel (1911); and to Sirenia by Lydekker (1887), Cope (1889), Flower and Lydekker (1891), Turner (1912) and Weber (1928).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Rhytinidae Gill p. 91
1887Rhytinidae Lydekker p. 13
1889Rhytinidae Cope p. 876
1890Rhytinidae Cope p. 698
1891Rhytinidae Flower and Lydekker p. 89
1911Rhytinidae Jaekel p. 245
1912Rhytinidae Turner p. 158
1928Rhytinidae Weber p. 495

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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
Pansirenia
Sirenia()
familyRhytinidae
familyRhytinidae

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: aquaticf
Diet: herbivoref
Reproduction: viviparousf
Created: 2005-09-11 17:02:09
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:41:33
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Domning 1978, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available