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Cete

Mammalia - Cete

Taxonomy
Cete was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was reranked as the family Cete by Illiger (1811); it was reranked as the suborder Cete by Gray (1863), Gray (1864) and Gray (1866); it was reranked as the unranked clade Cete by McKenna (1975); it was misspelled as Cetae by Gray (1825), Gray (1850), Bonaparte (1850), Gill (1872), Hay (1930), Archibald (1998) and Hulbert and Whitmore (2006).

It was assigned to Natantia by Illiger (1811); to Pinnata by Bonaparte (1850); to Cetacea by Gray (1863), Gray (1864) and Gray (1866); to Educabilia by Gill (1872); to Monodelphia by Hay (1930); to Ungulata by McKenna (1975); to Cetungulata by Archibald (1998); and to Mammalia by Linnaeus (1758), Gray (1825), Gray (1850) and Hulbert and Whitmore (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Cete Linnaeus p. 75
1811Cete Illiger p. 141
1825Cetae Gray p. 340
1850Cete Bonaparte p. 1
1850Cete Gray p. 1
1863Cete Gray p. 198
1864Cete Gray p. 198
1866Cete Gray p. 62
1872Cete Gill p. v
1930Cete Hay p. 656
1975Cete McKenna p. 43
1998Cete Archibald p. 299
2006Cete Hulbert and Whitmore p. 19

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Epitheria
UngulataLinnaeus 1766
CetungulataIrwin and Wilson 1993
orderCete
orderCete

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