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Zarhachis crassangulum

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Platanistidae

Taxonomy
Priscodelphinus crassangulum was named by Case (1904) [type specimen is said to be at the Maryland Geological Survey]. Its type specimen is USNM 8517, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is City Point, which is in a Pliocene shallow subtidal horizon in the Yorktown Formation of Virginia.

It was recombined as Schizodelphis crassangulum by True (1908); it was recombined as Cyrtodelphis crassangulum by Hay (1930); it was recombined as Zarhachis crassangulum by Muizon (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Priscodelphinus crassangulum Case p. 12
1908Schizodelphis crassangulum True p. 451
1925Priscodelphinus crassangulum Kellogg p. 3
1930Cyrtodelphis crassangulum Hay p. 591
1988Zarhachis crassangulum Muizon p. 46

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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()
superfamilyPlatanistoidea
familyPlatanistidae()
subfamilyPomatodelphininae
genusZarhachis
speciescrassangulum()

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