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Plesiocetus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Balaenopteridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Plesiocetus Van Beneden p. 139 figs. Figs 35-66, 76
1872Cetotherium dubium Van Beneden p. 18
1873Cetotherium (Plesiocetopsis) dubium Brandt p. 146
1873Plesiocetus Brandt p. 162
1874Balaena brialmonti Vanden Broeck p. 198
1874Heterocetus dubius Vanden Broeck p. 198
1880Plesiocetus brialmonti Van Beneden p. 18
1880Plesiocetus dubius Van Beneden p. 18
1885Plesiocetus brialmonti Van Beneden p. 12
1885Plesiocetus dubius Van Beneden p. 21
1886Balaenoptera (Plesiocetus) Portis p. 286
1887Cetotherium brialmonti Lydekker p. 42
1887Cetotherium dubium Lydekker p. 42
1890Plesiocetus Cope p. 611
1891Cetotherium (Plesiocetus) Newton p. 63
1891Cetotherium (Plesiocetus) brialmonti Newton p. 63
1891Cetotherium (Plesiocetus) dubium Newton p. 63
1893Plesiocetus Depéret p. 204
1895Plesiocetus Flores p. 13
1898Plesiocetus Trouessart p. 1072
1898Plesiocetus brialmonti Trouessart p. 1073
1898Plesiocetus dubius Trouessart p. 1073
1901Balaena brialmonti Abel p. 42
1901Heterocetus dubius Abel p. 42
1904Plesiocetus Palmer p. 548
1904Plesiocetus Trouessart p. 780
1904Plesiocetus brialmonti Trouessart p. 780
1904Plesiocetus dubius Trouessart p. 780
1909Plesiocetus brialmonti Dollo p. 117
1912Plesiocetus True p. 3
1919Plesiocetus Abel p. 753
1925Plesiocetus Zittel p. 87
1928Plesiocetus Kellogg p. 35 figs. Table 1
1945Plesiocetus Simpson p. 105
1977Plesiocetus Barnes p. 331
1988Plesiocetus Carroll
1991Plesiocetus Vidal p. 6
1993Plesiocetus Benton p. 762
1996Plesiocetus Cozzuol p. 324
1997Plesiocetus McKenna and Bell p. 377
2002Plesiocetus Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Plesiocetus Deméré et al. p. 105 figs. Table II
2007Plesiocetus Steeman p. 880
2008Plesiocetus Uhen et al. p. 620
2010Plesiocetus Steeman p. 69
2017Plesiocetus Berta p. 168

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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
Mysticeti()
Chaeomysticeti()
Plicogulae
superfamilyBalaenopteroidea
familyBalaenopteridae
genusPlesiocetus

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