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Platanista gangetica

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Platanistidae

Taxonomy
Delphinus gangeticus was named by Leebeck (1801). It is extant. Its type locality is Hooghly River, which is in a Holocene fluvial horizon in India.

It was corrected as Delphinus gangetica by Roxberg (1803); it was recombined as Susu gangetica by Hershkovitz (1966); it was recombined as Platanista gangetica by Cuvier (1836), Gray (1846), Gray (1850), Eschricht (1851), Gray (1866), Gray (1868), Van Beneden and Gervais (1880), Trouessart (1898), Trouessart (1904), Turner (1912), Scheffer and Rice (1963), Pilleri (1989), Rice (1998), Mead and Brownell (2005), Barnes (2006), Agnarsson and May-Collado (2008) and Boersma and Pyenson (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1801Delphinus gangeticus Leebeck
1803Delphinus gangetica Roxberg
1804Delphinus rostratus Shaw p. 514
1812Delphinus rostratus Cuvier p. 10
1817Delphinus shawensis Blainville p. 153
1827Delphinorhynchus gangeticus Lesson p. 406
1828Susu platanista Lesson p. 440
1836Platanista gangetica Cuvier p. 252
1846Platanista gangetica Gray p. 45
1850Platanista gangetica Gray p. 137
1851Platanista gangetica Eschricht
1859Platanista indi Blyth p. 493
1866Platanista gangetica Gray p. 223
1866Platanista indi Gray p. 224
1868Platanista gangetica Gray p. 4
1868Platanista indi Gray p. 4
1880Platanista gangetica Van Beneden and Gervais p. 456
1880Platanista indi Van Beneden and Gervais p. 467
1898Platanista gangetica Trouessart p. 1017
1904Platanista gangetica Trouessart p. 761
1912Platanista gangetica Turner p. 94
1963Platanista gangetica Scheffer and Rice p. 5
1966Susu gangetica Hershkovitz p. 13
1989Platanista gangetica Pilleri p. 121
1989Platanista indi Pilleri p. 121
1998Platanista gangetica Rice p. 92
2005Platanista gangetica Mead and Brownell p. 738
2006Platanista gangetica Barnes p. 32
2008Platanista gangetica Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 5
2016Platanista gangetica Boersma and Pyenson p. 12 figs. Figure 10

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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
superfamilyPlatanistoidea
familyPlatanistidae()
genusPlatanistaWagler 1830
speciesgangetica(Leebeck 1801)

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