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Mesoplodon longirostris

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Ziphiidae

Taxonomy
Ziphius longirostris was named by Cuvier (1824) [The type locality of Ziphius longirostris is uncertain (Lydekker, 1887).]. It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Mesodiodon longirostre by Duvernoy (1851); it was recombined as Dioplodon longirostris by Gervais (1859), Van Beneden and Gervais (1880), Capellini (1885), Vigliarolo (1894) and Capellini (1911); it was recombined as Belemnoziphius longirostris by Huxley (1864); it was recombined as Mesoplodon (Dioplodon) longirostris by Pilleri and Pilleri (1982); it was recombined as Mesoplodon longirostris by Lydekker (1887), Lydekker (1887), Newton (1891), Trouessart (1898), Trouessart (1904), Abel (1905), Hay (1930), Pilleri (1987), Mead (1989), Fordyce (1991), Bianucci (1997), Bianucci and Landini (2002), Whitmore and Kaltenbach (2008), Uhen et al. (2008), Manganelli and Benocci (2014) and Damarco (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1824Ziphius longirostris Cuvier p. 357
1832Ziphius longirostris Meyer p. 100
1851Mesodiodon longirostre Duvernoy p. 70
1859Dioplodon becanii Gervais p. 289
1859Dioplodon longirostris Gervais p. 289
1859Dioplodon becanii Gervais p. 290 figs. Plate XXXVIII
1860Dioplodon becanii Van Beneden
1864Belemnoziphius becanii Huxley p. 395
1864Belemnoziphius longirostris Huxley p. 395
1868Rhinostodes antwerpiensis Du Bus p. 629
1870Ziphius angustus Owen p. 19 figs. Plate III, figs. 1 & 2
1870Ziphius angulatus Owen p. 20 figs. Plate IV, figs. 1 & 2
1874Rhinostodes antwerpiensis Vanden Broeck p. 146
1874Ziphius longirostris Vanden Broeck p. 146
1880Dioplodon becanii Van Beneden and Gervais p. 420
1880Dioplodon longirostris Van Beneden and Gervais p. 420
1880Rhinostodes antwerpiensis Van Beneden and Gervais p. 420
1880Dioplodon angulatus Van Beneden and Gervais p. 422
1880Dioplodon angustus Van Beneden and Gervais p. 422
1885Dioplodon longirostris Capellini p. 294
1887Mesoplodon longirostris Lydekker p. 15
1887Mesoplodon angustus Lydekker p. 72
1887Mesoplodon angulatus Lydekker p. 73
1890Mesoplodon scaphoides Newton p. 450 figs. Pl. 18, Fig. 8
1891Dioplodon farnesinae Capellini p. 12 figs. Fig. 2-6
1891Mesoplodon longirostris Newton p. 72
1891Mesoplodon angulatus Newton p. 73
1891Mesoplodon angustus Newton p. 73
1891Mesoplodon scaphoides Newton p. 73
1894Dioplodon longirostris Vigliarolo p. 10
1894Dioplodon becanii Vigliarolo p. 11
1894Dioplodon angulatus Vigliarolo p. 12
1894Dioplodon angustus Vigliarolo p. 12
1894Dioplodon farnesinae Vigliarolo p. 16
1894Rhinostodes antverpiensis Vigliarolo p. 173
1898Mesoplodon longirostris Trouessart p. 1063
1898Mesoplodon angulatus Trouessart p. 1064
1898Mesoplodon angustus Trouessart p. 1064
1898Mesoplodon antwerpiensis Trouessart p. 1064
1898Mesoplodon becanii Trouessart p. 1065
1898Mesoplodon farnesinae Trouessart p. 1065
1898Mesoplodon scaphoides Trouessart p. 1066
1904Mesoplodon angulatus Trouessart p. 777
1904Mesoplodon angustus Trouessart p. 777
1904Mesoplodon becani Trouessart p. 777
1904Mesoplodon farnesinae Trouessart p. 777
1904Mesoplodon longirostris Trouessart p. 777
1904Mesoplodon scaphoides Trouessart p. 778
1904Rhinostodes antwerpiensis Trouessart p. 778
1905Mesoplodon longirostris Abel p. 112
1911Dioplodon longirostris Capellini p. 114
1911Dioplodon farnesinae Capellini p. 115
1916Dioplodon taramellii Pelizzola p. 154 figs. Fig. 1-2
1925Dioplodon farnesinae Portis p. 14
1930Mesoplodon longirostris Hay p. 585
1982Mesoplodon farnesinae Pilleri and Pilleri
1982Mesoplodon (Dioplodon) longirostris Pilleri and Pilleri p. 308
1987Mesoplodon longirostris Pilleri p. 86
1989Mesoplodon longirostris Mead p. 363
1991Mesoplodon longirostris Fordyce p. 1180
1997Mesoplodon longirostris Bianucci p. 171
2002Mesoplodon longirostris Bianucci and Landini p. 22
2008Mesoplodon longirostris Uhen et al. p. 579
2008Mesoplodon longirostris Whitmore and Kaltenbach p. 213 fig. 40
2014Mesoplodon longirostris Damarco p. 27
2014Mesoplodon longirostris Manganelli and Benocci p. 107

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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
subfamilyHyperoodontinae
genusMesoplodon
specieslongirostris()

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