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Pseudorca crassidens (false killer whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Phocaena crassidens was named by Owen (1846) [type specimen lost type specimen lost]. It is extant. Its type locality is Stamford, which is in a Pleistocene marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Orca crassidens by Gray (1846), Gray (1846), Gray (1850) and Gray (1864); it was recombined as Delphinus (Phocaena) crassidens by Pictet (1853); it was recombined as Pseudorca crassidens by Reinhardt (1862), Gray (1866), Gray (1868), Roger (1887), Newton (1891), Trouessart (1904), Turner (1912), Oliver (1922), Sherman (1952), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Hershkovitz (1966), Barnes (1977), Vidal (1991), Stacey et al. (1994), Rice (1998), Mead and Brownell (2005), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008), Uhen et al. (2008), Geisler et al. (2011) and Perrin et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Orca crassidens Gray
1846Phocaena crassidens Owen p. 516
1850Orca crassidens Gray p. 94
1853Delphinus (Phocaena) crassidens Pictet p. 382
1862Pseudorca crassidens Reinhardt p. 103 figs. Fig. 1-4
1864Orca (Pseudorca) meridionalis Flower
1864Orca meridionalis Flower p. 420
1864Orca crassidens Gray p. 245
1866Orca destructor Cope p. 293
1866Pseudorca crassidens Gray p. 290
1866Pseudorca meridionalis Gray p. 291
1868Pseudorca crassidens Gray p. 8
1868Pseudorca meridionalis Gray p. 8
1869Globicephalus grayi Burmeister p. 367
1882Pseudorca mediterranea Giglioli p. 268
1887Pseudorca crassidens Roger p. 25
1889Pseudorca grayi Ameghino p. 886
1891Pseudorca crassidens Newton p. 77
1904Pseudorca crassidens Trouessart p. 770
1912Pseudorca crassidens Turner p. 113
1922Pseudorca crassidens Oliver p. 577
1952Pseudorca crassidens Sherman p. 99
1963Pseudorca crassidens Scheffer and Rice p. 8
1966Pseudorca crassidens Hershkovitz p. 79
1977Pseudorca crassidens Barnes p. 323 figs. Table 1
1991Pseudorca crassidens Vidal p. 5
1994Pseudorca crassidens Stacey et al. pp. 1-3
1998Pseudorca crassidens Rice p. 117
2005Pseudorca crassidens Mead and Brownell p. 731
2008Pseudorca crassidens Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 2
2008Pseudorca crassidens Uhen et al. p. 593
2011Pseudorca crassidens Geisler et al. p. 6 figs. Table 1
2013Pseudorca crassidens Perrin et al. p. 571 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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Odontoceti()
infraorderDelphinida
superfamilyDelphinoidea
familyDelphinidae
subfamilyGlobicephalinae()
genusPseudorcaReinhardt 1862
speciescrassidens()

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