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Hyperoodon ampullatus (northern bottlenose whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Ziphiidae

Taxonomy
Balaena ampullata was named by Forster (1770) [no type specimen designated ]. It is extant. Its type locality is Maldon, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Lagenocetus latifrons by Gray (1863), Gray (1864), Gray (1866) and Gray (1868); it was recombined as Hyperoodon ampullatus by Rhoads (1902), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Hershkovitz (1966), Moore (1968), Rice (1998), Mead and Brownell (2005), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008) and Ramassamy (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1770Balaena ampullata Forster
1804Hyperoodon butskopf Lacépède
1804Delphinus diodon Lacépède p. 309
1820Hyperoodon borealis Nilsson p. 404
1822Delphinus hunteri Desmarest p. 520
1840Hyperoodon rostratum Wesamel
1846Hyperoodon butskopf Gray p. 25
1846Hyperoodon rostratum Gray p. 26
1846Hyperoodon latifrons Gray p. 27
1846Hyperoodon butskopf Gray p. 83
1846Hyperoodon hunteri Gray p. 83
1846Delphinus hunteri Gray p. 520
1847Hyperoodon borealis Nilsson p. 622
1850Hyperoodon butzkopf Gray p. 63
1850Hyperoodon rostratum Gray p. 64
1850Hyperoodon latifrons Gray p. 69
1851Hyperoodon butskopf Duvernoy p. 67
1851Hyperoodon hunteri Duvernoy p. 67
1852Hyperoodon butzkopf Gervais p. 155
1859Hyperoodon butzkopf Gervais p. 285
1863Lagenocetus latifrons Gray p. 200
1864Hyperodon butskopf Gray p. 240
1864Lagenocetus latifrons Gray p. 241
1864Hyperoodon rostratum Huxley p. 395
1866Hyperoodon butskopf Gray p. 330
1866Lagenocetus latifrons Gray p. 339
1868Hyperoodon butskopf Gray p. 9
1868Lagenocetus latifrons Gray p. 9
1887Hyperoodon rostratus Lydekker p. 63
1902Hyperoodon ampullatus Rhoads p. 756
1904Hyperoodon rostratus Trouessart p. 775
1912Hyperoodon rostratus Turner p. 80
1963Hyperoodon ampullatus Scheffer and Rice p. 8
1966Hyperoodon ampullatus Hershkovitz p. 144
1968Hyperoodon ampullatus Moore p. 277
1998Hyperoodon ampullatus Rice p. 88
2005Hyperoodon ampullatus Mead and Brownell p. 740
2008Hyperoodon ampullatus Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 5
2016Hyperoodon ampullatus 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
subfamilyHyperoodontinae
genusHyperoodon
speciesampullatus(Forster 1770)

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