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Rhinostodes

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Ziphiidae

Taxonomy
Rhinostodes was named by Du Bus (1868).

It was synonymized subjectively with Mesoplodon by Abel (1905); it was considered a nomen nudum by Fordyce and de Muizon (2001).

It was assigned to Ziphiinae by Trouessart (1904); and to Ziphiidae by Du Bus (1868), Gill (1872) and Pillola and Zoboli (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Rhinostodes Du Bus p. 629
1872Rhinostodes Gill p. 96
1904Rhinostodes Trouessart p. 778
2014Rhinostodes Pillola and Zoboli p. 126

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
suborderOdontoceti
Synrhina
familyZiphiidae
genusRhinostodes

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