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Plesiocetopsis hupschii

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tranatocetidae

Taxonomy
Plesiocetus hupschii was named by Van Beneden (1859) [Steeman (2010) notes that Winge (1909) designated the type to be a specimen described by Van Beneden & Gervais (1880) pl. 16, fig. 17.]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Anvers, which is in a Miocene/Pliocene marine horizon in Belgium.

It was recombined as Cetotherium (Plesiocetopsis) hupschii by Brandt (1873); it was recombined as Heterocetus hupschii by Vanden Broeck (1874) and Abel (1901); it was recombined as Cetotherium hupschi by Lydekker (1887); it was recombined as Cetotherium (Plesiocetus) hupschi by Newton (1891); it was recombined as Plesiocetopsis hupschii by Steeman (2010) and Gol'din and Steeman (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Plesiocetus hupschii Van Beneden p. 140 figs. Plate 16, Fig. 17-22, Plate 17, Fig. 1-3
1873Cetotherium (Plesiocetopsis) hupschii Brandt p. 144
1874Heterocetus hupschii Vanden Broeck p. 198
1880Plesiocetus hupschii Van Beneden p. 19
1885Plesiocetus hupschii Van Beneden p. 29
1887Cetotherium hupschi Lydekker p. 45
1891Cetotherium (Plesiocetus) hupschi Newton p. 64
1898Plesiocetus hupschii Trouessart p. 1073
1901Heterocetus hupschii Abel p. 42
1904Plesiocetus hupschi Trouessart p. 780
1925Plesiocetus hupschii Kellogg p. 51
1931Plesiocetus hupschii Kellogg p. 314
1978Plesiocetus hupschii Roth
2008Plesiocetus hupschii Uhen et al. p. 621
2010Plesiocetopsis hupschii Steeman p. 72
2015Plesiocetopsis hupschii Gol'din and Steeman p. 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
Mysticeti()
Chaeomysticeti()
Plicogulae
familyTranatocetidae
genusPlesiocetopsis()
specieshupschii()

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