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Physeter vetus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Physeteridae

Taxonomy
Catodon vetus was named by Leidy (1869) [ANSP 11258 may represent these teeth (Spammer et al., 1995)]. Its type specimen is ANSP 11258, a set of teeth, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was synonymized objectively with Physeter antiquus by Trouessart (1898); it was recombined as Physeter antiquus vetus by Trouessart (1904); it was recombined as Physeter vetus by Cope (1875), Rhoads (1903) and Hay (1930).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Physeter antiquus Leidy p. 378
1860Physeter antiquus Leidy p. 117
1868Physeter antiquus Cope p. 739
1869Catodon vetus Leidy p. 436
1875Physeter vetus Cope p. 50
1876Physiter antiquus Lawley p. 111
1894Physeter antiquus Paquier p. 46
1898Physeter antiquus Trouessart p. 1055
1903Physeter vetus Rhoads p. 248
1904Physeter antiquus vetus Trouessart p. 774
1930Physeter vetus Hay p. 599

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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()
superfamilyPhyseteroidea
familyPhyseteridae
genusPhyseter
speciesvetus()

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