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Phocoena spinipinnis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Phocoenidae

Taxonomy
Phocaena spinipinnis was named by Burmeister (1865). It is extant. Its type specimen is Buenos Aires Museum, a skull (skull & skin). Its type locality is Rio de La Plata, which is in a Holocene fluvial horizon in Uruguay.

It was recombined as Acanthodelphis spinipennis by Gray (1868); it was recombined as Acanthodelphis spinipinnis by Palmer (1904); it was recombined as Phocoena spinipinnis by Scheffer and Rice (1963), Hershkovitz (1966), Brownell and Praderi (1984), Rice (1998), Mead and Brownell (2005), Fajardo-Mellor et al. (2006), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008) and Colpaert et al. (2015).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Phocaena spinipinnis Burmeister
1866Phocaena spinipinnis Gray p. 304
1868Acanthodelphis spinipennis Gray p. 8
1889Phocaena spinipinnis Ameghino p. 886
1893Phocaena philippii Philippi p. 9
1904Acanthodelphis spinipinnis Palmer p. 72
1904Phocaena spinipennis Trouessart p. 769
1963Phocoena spinipinnis Scheffer and Rice p. 5
1966Phocoena spinipinnis Hershkovitz p. 101
1984Phocoena spinipinnis Brownell and Praderi
1998Phocoena spinipinnis Rice p. 124
2005Phocoena spinipinnis Mead and Brownell p. 736
2006Phocoena spinipinnis Fajardo-Mellor et al. p. 911
2008Phocoena spinipinnis Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 5
2015Phocoena spinipinnis Colpaert et al. p. 9 figs. Figure 8

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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()
infraorderDelphinida
superfamilyDelphinoidea
familyPhocoenidae()
genusPhocoena(Cuvier 1816)
speciesspinipinnis(Burmeister 1865)

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