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Ziphirostrum marginatum

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Ziphiidae

Taxonomy
Ziphirostrum marginatum was named by Du Bus (1868). Its type specimen is IRSNM 3783-M.1878, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Deurne (Fort 1), Deurne Sand, which is in a Tortonian lagoonal sandstone in the Diest Formation of Belgium.

It was synonymized subjectively with Mioziphius belgicus by Abel (1905).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Dioplodon hemixem Van Beneden
1868Ziphirostrum marginatum Du Bus p. 623
1868Ziphirostrum tumidum Du Bus p. 623
1868Ziphirostrum laevigatum Du Bus p. 624
1868Ziphirostrum marginatum Du Bus p. 624
1868Ziphirostrum gracile Du Bus p. 625
1874Ziphirostrum gracile Vanden Broeck p. 146
1874Ziphirostrum hemixemii Vanden Broeck p. 146
1874Ziphirostrum laevigatum Vanden Broeck p. 146
1874Ziphirostrum marginatum Vanden Broeck p. 146
1874Ziphirostrum tumidum Vanden Broeck p. 146
1880Ziphirostrum gracile Van Beneden and Gervais p. 415
1880Ziphirostrum laevigatum Van Beneden and Gervais p. 415
1880Ziphirostrum marginatum Van Beneden and Gervais p. 415
1880Ziphirostrum tumidum Van Beneden and Gervais p. 415
1898Ziphirostrum gracile Trouessart p. 1060
1898Ziphirostrum hemixemii Trouessart p. 1060
1898Ziphirostrum laevigatum Trouessart p. 1060
1898Ziphirostrum marginatum Trouessart p. 1060
1898Ziphirostrum tumidum Trouessart p. 1060
1904Ziphirostrum gracile Trouessart p. 776
1904Ziphirostrum hemixemi Trouessart p. 776
1904Ziphirostrum laevigatum Trouessart p. 776
1904Ziphirostrum marginatum Trouessart p. 776
1904Ziphirostrum tumidum Trouessart p. 776
1905Mioziphius belgicus Abel p. 99 figs. Fig. 17
2005Ziphirostrum marginatum Lambert p. 447
2013Ziphirostrum marginatum Bianucci et al. p. 139
2016Ziphirostrum marginatum Ramassamy p. 398 figs. Figure 17

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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
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Odontoceti()
Synrhina
familyZiphiidae
genusZiphirostrum
speciesmarginatum

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