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Squalodon antverpiensis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Squalodontidae

Taxonomy
Squalodon antverpiensis was named by Van Beneden (1861) [type is in the Musee Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique at Brussels, Belgium according to Kellogg, 1923 ]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Vieux-Dieu, which is in a Langhian/Serravallian open shallow subtidal sandstone in the Berchem Formation of Belgium. It is the type species of Squalodon.

It was corrected as Squalodon antwerpiensis by Newton (1891) and Abel (1905); it was misspelled as Squalodon antwerpiense by Zittel (1894), Flores (1895), Trouessart (1898), Trouessart (1904), Dal Piaz (1916), Kellogg (1923) and Rothausen (1968).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Squalodon antverpiensis Van Beneden
1874Squalodon antverpiensis Brandt p. III
1874Squalodon antwerpiensis Vanden Broeck p. 147
1890Squalodon antverpiensis Cope p. 603
1891Squalodon antwerpiensis Newton p. 75
1894Squalodon antwerpiense Zittel p. 171
1895Squalodon antverpiensis Flores p. 11
1898Squalodon antverpiensis Trouessart p. 1013
1904Squalodon antverpiensis Trouessart p. 755
1905Squalodon antwerpiensis Abel p. 47
1916Squalodon antverpiense Dal Piaz p. 8
1923Squalodon antverpiensis Kellogg p. 6
1968Squalodon antverpiensis Rothausen p. 91 figs. Table 1

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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()
superfamilyPlatanistoidea
familySqualodontidae
genusSqualodon
speciesantverpiensis

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