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Kogia

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Kogiidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Kogia Gray p. 21
1850Kogia Gray p. 53
1851Euphysetes Wall
1863Kogia Gray p. 199
1866Kogia Gray p. 215
1866Euphysetes Gray p. 392
1866Physeter (Euphysetes) Owen p. 30
1868Euphysetes Gray p. 4
1871Callignathus Gill p. 126
1871Kogia Gill p. 126
1871Callignathus Gill p. 737
1872Callignathus Gill p. 96
1872Kogia Gill p. 96
1876Cogia Wallace p. 206
1890Kogia Cope p. 607
1904Euphysetes Palmer p. 278
1904Kogia Palmer p. 358
1904Kogia Trouessart p. 774
1912Kogia Turner p. 75
1923Kogia Miller p. 40
1925Kogia Zittel p. 86
1928Kogia Kellogg p. 34 figs. Table 1
1928Kogia Weber p. 389
1945Kogia Simpson p. 102
1951Kogia Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott p. 721
1952Kogia Sherman p. 99
1960Kogia Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1963Kogia Scheffer and Rice p. 8
1973Kogia Kasuya p. 61
1977Kogia Barnes p. 323 figs. Table 1
1987Kogia Pilleri p. 53
1991Kogia Muizon p. 297
1991Kogia Vidal p. 5
1996Kogia Bianucci p. 65
1997Kogia McKenna and Bell p. 381
1998Kogia Bianucci et al. p. 124
1998Kogia Rice p. 83
1999Kogia Bianucci and Landini p. 445
2001Kogia Fordyce and de Muizon p. 179
2002Kogia Kazár p. 163
2002Kogia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Kogia Geisler and Sanders p. 29
2005Kogia Mead and Brownell p. 737
2008Kogia Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 5
2008Kogia Bloodworth and Odell p. 1
2008Kogia Uhen et al. p. 574
2009Kogia Fordyce and Roberts p. 553
2011Kogia Geisler et al. p. 5 figs. Table 1
2014Kogia Cioppi p. 87
2015Kogia Velez-Juarbe et al. p. 15 figs. Fig. 10
2016Kogia Velez-Juarbe et al. pp. e1135806-5
2017Kogia Berta p. 161
2017Kogia Collareta et al. p. 269 figs. Figure 6

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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
suborderOdontoceti
superfamilyPhyseteroidea
familyKogiidae
subfamilyKogiinae
genusKogia

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. 2008Skull very broad and deep dorsoventrally; bone texture very porous and oil-filled; rostrum very short and very rapidly tapering; supracranial basin deep, with an elevated cup formed by the premaxillae in its center; orbit placed posteriorly within the temporal fossa; mandibular rami diverging posteriorly; symphyseal region narrow; teeth in the mandible with elongate crowns, diverging dorsolaterally; teeth 14 or 15; narrow, slender, conical, acute and bent medially.