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Ziphius

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Ziphiidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
p. 1828 fig. 123
YearName and author
1814Epiodon Rafinesque
1824Ziphius Cuvier p. 350
1841Hypodon Haldemann p. 127
1846Ziphius Gray p. 27
1850Ziphius Gray p. 70
1853Ziphius Pictet p. 384
1863Ziphius Gray p. 200
1864Aliama Gray p. 242
1865Petrorhynchus Gray p. 524 figs. 2 plates
1865Aliama Gray p. 528
1865Epiodon Gray p. 528
1865Petrorhynchus Gray p. 528
1865Ziphius Gray p. 529
1866Ziphiorrhynchus Burmeister p. 94
1866Epiodon Gray p. 339
1866Petrorhynchus Gray p. 341
1866Ziphius Gray p. 348
1868Epiodon Gray p. 9
1868Petrorhynchus Gray p. 9
1868Ziphius Gray p. 10
1871Ziphius Gill p. 126
1872Ziphius Gill p. 96
1889Ziphius Ameghino p. 887
1898Ziphius Trouessart p. 1061
1904Epiodon Palmer p. 267
1904Ziphiorrhynchus Palmer p. 715
1904Ziphius Palmer p. 716
1904Ziphius Trouessart p. 776
1912Ziphius Turner p. 77
1925Ziphius Zittel p. 86
1928Ziphius Weber p. 389
1945Ziphius Simpson p. 102
1951Ziphius Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott p. 723
1952Ziphius Sherman p. 99
1960Ziphius Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1963Ziphius Scheffer and Rice p. 8
1968Ziphius Moore p. 276
1973Ziphius Kasuya p. 61
1977Ziphius Barnes p. 323 figs. Table 1
1991Ziphius Muizon p. 296
1991Ziphius Vidal p. 5
1994Ziphius Bianucci et al. p. 238
1997Ziphius McKenna and Bell p. 382
1998Ziphius Rice p. 86
2001Ziphius Fordyce and de Muizon p. 179
2002Ziphius Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Ziphius Geisler and Sanders p. 29
2005Ziphius Lambert p. 445
2005Ziphius Mead and Brownell p. 743
2007Ziphius Bianucci et al. p. 570
2008Ziphius Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 5
2008Ziphius Uhen et al. p. 580
2008Ziphius Whitmore and Kaltenbach p. 215
2009Ziphius Lambert et al. p. 919 figs. Fig. 10
2010Ziphius Bianucci et al. p. 1093 figs. Figure 14
2013Ziphius Lambert et al. p. 588 figs. FIgure 14
2016Ziphius Lambert and Louwye figs. Figure 3
2016Ziphius Marx et al. p. 130
2016Ziphius Ramassamy p. 398 figs. Figure 17
2018Ziphius Lambert et al. p. 151

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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
subfamilyZiphiinae
genusZiphius

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. D. Uhen et al. 2008Broad deep cranium with high vertex; broad-based and relatively short toothless rostrum narrowing rapidly forward in posterior half; rostrum densely ossified, with deep prenarial basin, in adult males but not in females; large nasals overhang nares; single apical pair of mandibular teeth (based on True, 1910a, 1913; Heyning 1989b).