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Berardius arnuxii (Arnoux's beaked whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Ziphiidae

Taxonomy
Berardius arnuxii was named by Duvernoy (1851). It is extant. Its type specimen is MNHN, a skull (skull). Its type locality is Akaroa, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in New Zealand. It is the type species of Berardius.

It was corrected as Berardius arnuxi by Huxley (1864), Gray (1873), Hershkovitz (1966) and Moore (1968); it was corrected as Berardius arnouxi by Scheffer and Rice (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Berardius arnuxii Duvernoy p. 68
1864Berardius arnuxi Huxley p. 395
1866Berardius arnuxii Gray p. 348
1868Berardius arnuxi Gray p. 10
1873Berardius arnuxi Gray p. 144
1880Berardius arnuxii Van Beneden and Gervais p. 387
1904Berardius arnouxi Trouessart p. 778
1922Berardius arnuxii Oliver p. 567
1963Berardius arnouxi Scheffer and Rice p. 8
1966Berardius arnuxi Hershkovitz p. 123
1968Berardius arnuxi Moore p. 276
1998Berardius arnuxii Rice p. 86
2005Berardius arnuxii Mead and Brownell p. 739

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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
subfamilyBerardiinae()
genusBerardius
speciesarnuxii

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