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Aporotus recurvirostris

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Ziphiidae

Taxonomy
Aporotus recurvirostris was named by Du Bus (1868). Its type specimen is IRSNB 3812-M.1887, a 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 recurvirostrum by Vanden Broeck (1874); it was synonymized subjectively with Mioziphius belgicus by Abel (1905).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Aporotus affinis Du Bus p. 626
1868Aporotus recurvirostris Du Bus p. 626
1874Ziphirostrum affinis Vanden Broeck p. 146
1874Ziphirostrum recurvirostrum Vanden Broeck p. 146
1880Aporotus affinis Van Beneden and Gervais p. 416
1880Aporotus recurvirostris Van Beneden and Gervais p. 416
1898Aporotus affinis Trouessart p. 1061
1898Aporotus recurvirostris Trouessart p. 1061
1904Aporotus affinis Trouessart p. 776
1904Aporotus recurvirostris Trouessart p. 776
2005Aporotus recurvirostris Lambert p. 483
2011Aporotus recurvirostris Buffrenil and Lambert p. 47
2016Aporotus recurvirostris 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
genusAporotus
speciesrecurvirostris

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