Mesoplodon longirostris Cuvier 1824

Mammalia - Odontoceti - Ziphiidae

Alternative combinations: Belemnoziphius longirostris, Dioplodon longirostris, Mesodiodon longirostre, Mesoplodon (Dioplodon) longirostris, Ziphius longirostris

Synonyms: Belemnoziphius becanii Gervais 1859, Dioplodon angulatus Owen 1870, Dioplodon angustus Owen 1870, Dioplodon becani Gervais 1859, Dioplodon becanii Gervais 1859, Dioplodon farnesinae Capellini 1891, Dioplodon taramelli Pelizzola 1916, Dioplodon taramellii Pelizzola 1916, Mesoplodon angulatus Owen 1870, Mesoplodon angustus Owen 1870, Mesoplodon antwerpiensis Du Bus 1868, Mesoplodon becani Gervais 1859, Mesoplodon becanii Gervais 1859, Mesoplodon farnesinae Capellini 1891, Mesoplodon scaphoides Newton 1890, Rhinostodes antverpiensis Du Bus 1868, Rhinostodes antwerpiensis Du Bus 1868, Ziphius angulatus Owen 1870, Ziphius angustus Owen 1870

Full reference: G. Cuvier. 1824. Recherches sur les ossements fossiles 5(1):1-352

Belongs to Mesoplodon according to G Bianucci 1997

See also Abel 1905, Bianucci and Landini 2002, Capellini 1885, Capellini 1891, Capellini 1911, Cuvier 1824, Damarco 2014, Du Bus 1868, Duvernoy 1851, Fordyce 1991, Gervais 1859, Hay 1930, Huxley 1864, Lydekker 1887, Lydekker 1887, Manganelli and Benocci 2014, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mead 1989, Meyer 1832, Newton 1890, Newton 1891, Owen 1870, Pelizzola 1916, Pilleri 1987, Pilleri and Pilleri 1982, Portis 1925, Santi 2014, Trouessart 1898, Trouessart 1904, Uhen et al. 2008, Van Beneden and Gervais 1880, Vanden Broeck 1874, Vigliarolo 1894 and Whitmore and Kaltenbach 2008

Sister taxa: Mesoplodon bidens, Mesoplodon bononiensis, Mesoplodon bowdoini, Mesoplodon carlhubbsi, Mesoplodon danconae, Mesoplodon densirostris, Mesoplodon europaeus, Mesoplodon ginkgodens, Mesoplodon grayi, Mesoplodon hectori, Mesoplodon hotaula, Mesoplodon lawleyi, Mesoplodon layardii, Mesoplodon medilineatus, Mesoplodon meneghinii, Mesoplodon mirus, Mesoplodon perrini, Mesoplodon peruvianus, Mesoplodon posti, Mesoplodon slangkopi, Mesoplodon stejnegeri, Mesoplodon traversii, Mesoplodon tumidirostris, Ziphius gibbus, Ziphius tenuirostris, Ziphius (Dolichodon) geelongensis

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Italy (3), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Neogene of United States (1: Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 8 collections including 9 occurrences

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