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Megaptera (humpback whale)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Balaenopteridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Megaptera Gray
1846Perqualus Gray p. 83
1850Megaptera Gray p. 23
1863Megaptera Gray p. 199
1864Megaptera Gray p. 205
1864Megaptera (Poescopia) Gray p. 207 figs. Figure 3-4
1865Megaptera Flower p. 395
1866Megaptera Gray p. 106
1866Poescopia Gray p. 125
1867Megaptera Flower p. 115
1868Megaptera Cope p. 193
1868Megaptera Gray p. 2
1868Poescopia Gray p. 2
1869Megaptera Scammon and Cope p. 15
1871Megaptera Gill p. 126
1873Kyphobalaena Brandt p. 29
1873Cyphobalaena Marschall
1887Megaptera Lydekker p. 31
1889Megaptera Ameghino p. 890
1890Megaptera Cope p. 611
1891Megaptera Newton p. 60
1898Megaptera Trouessart p. 1084
1902Megaptera Hay p. 600
1904Kyphobalaena Palmer p. 359
1904Megaptera Palmer p. 406
1904Megaptera Trouessart p. 785
1912Megaptera True p. 3
1912Megaptera Turner p. 65
1923Megaptera Miller p. 40
1928Megaptera Kellogg p. 35 figs. Table 1
1928Megaptera Weber p. 389
1930Megaptera Hay p. 575
1945Megaptera Simpson p. 105
1951Megaptera Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott p. 717
1952Megaptera Sherman p. 99
1960Megaptera Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1963Megaptera Scheffer and Rice p. 9
1977Megaptera Barnes p. 328
1988Megaptera Carroll
1991Megaptera Vidal p. 6
1997Megaptera McKenna and Bell p. 377
1998Megaptera Rice
1999Megaptera Bergqvist et al. p. 31
1999Megaptera Clapham and Mead p. 1
2002Megaptera Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Megaptera Geisler and Sanders p. 27
2005Megaptera Mead and Brownell p. 725
2006Megaptera Bouetel and Muizon p. 386
2007Megaptera Steeman p. 880
2008Megaptera Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 5
2008Megaptera Bisconti p. 174
2008Megaptera Uhen et al. p. 620
2008Megaptera Whitmore and Kaltenbach p. 248
2011Megaptera Ekdale et al. p. 39 figs. Table 1
2011Megaptera Geisler et al. p. 6 figs. Table 1
2015Megaptera Boessenecker and Fordyce figs. Table 1
2015Megaptera Marx and Fordyce p. 4 figs. Figure 2
2016Megaptera Marx et al. p. 114

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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
Mysticeti()
Chaeomysticeti()
Plicogulae
superfamilyBalaenopteroidea
familyBalaenopteridae
genusMegaptera

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