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Aporotus dicyrtus

Mammalia - Cetacea - Ziphiidae

Taxonomy
Aporotus dicyrtus was named by Du Bus (1868). Its type specimen is IRSNB 3808-M.541, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Anvers, which is in a Miocene/Pliocene marine horizon in Belgium.

It was recombined as Ziphirostrum dicyrtum by Vanden Broeck (1874).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Aporotus dicyrtus Du Bus p. 627
1874Ziphirostrum dicyrtum Vanden Broeck p. 146
1880Aporotus dicyrtus Van Beneden and Gervais p. 416
1898Aporotus dicyrtus Trouessart p. 1061
1904Aporotus dicyrtus Trouessart p. 776
2005Aporotus dicyrtus Lambert p. 486

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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
orderCetacea
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
suborderOdontoceti
Synrhina
familyZiphiidae
genusAporotus
speciesdicyrtus

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