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Tursiops brochii

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Delphinidae

Taxonomy
Delphinus brocchi was named by Balsamo Crivelli (1842). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Castel Arquato, Monte Zago, which is in a Piacenzian marine horizon in Italy.

It was corrected as Delphinus brocchii by Pictet (1853), Gervais (1872), Gervais (1876) and Lawley (1876); it was recombined as Delphinapterus (Hemisyntrachelus) brochii by Brandt (1873); it was recombined as Delphinapterus brochii by Lydekker (1887) and Trouessart (1904); it was recombined as Tursiops brocchii by Sacco (1893), Trouessart (1898), del Prato (1898), Pilleri and Pilleri (1982) and Barnes (1990); it was recombined as Hemisyntrachelus brochii by Slijper (1936); it was recombined as Tursiops cortesii brocchii by Pilleri (1985); it was synonymized subjectively with Hemisyntrachelus cortesii by Bianucci (1996); it was misspelled as Delphinus brocchi by Capellini (1863); it was recombined as Tursiops brochii by Post and Bosselaer (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Delphinus brocchi Balsamo Crivelli p. 9
1853Delphinus brocchii Pictet p. 382
1863Delphinus brocchi Capellini p. 267
1872Delphinus brocchii Gervais p. 101
1873Delphinapterus (Hemisyntrachelus) brochii Brandt p. 241
1873Delphinapterus brocchii Brandt p. 241
1876Delphinus brocchii Gervais p. 24
1876Delphinus brocchii Lawley p. 107
1887Delphinapterus brochii Lydekker p. 79
1893Tursiops brocchii Sacco p. 14
1898Tursiops brocchii Trouessart p. 1029
1898Tursiops brocchii del Prato
1904Delphinapterus brocchii Trouessart p. 771
1904Delphinapterus brochii Trouessart p. 771
1936Hemisyntrachelus brochii Slijper p. 553
1982Tursiops brocchii Pilleri and Pilleri pp. 298-299
1985Tursiops cortesii brocchii Pilleri p. 15 figs. Table 2
1990Tursiops brocchii Barnes p. 12
2005Tursiops brochii Post and Bosselaer p. 30

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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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Odontoceti()
infraorderDelphinida
superfamilyDelphinoidea
familyDelphinidae
subfamilyDelphininae
genusTursiops
speciesbrochii()

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