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Aglaocetus latifrons

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Taxonomy
Mesocetus latifrons was named by Van Beneden (1880) [no type specimen listen in Van Beneden (1880); lectotype from Steeman 2010]. Its type specimen is lectotype IRScNB CtM 567/Reg 198, a partial skull (left periotic), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Deurne (Fort 1), Antwerpen Sands Member, which is in a Langhian/Serravallian open shallow subtidal sandstone in the Berchem Formation of Belgium.

It was recombined as Plesiocetus latifrons by Van Deinse (1931); it was recombined as Aglaocetus latifrons by Steeman (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Mesocetus latifrons Van Beneden p. 23
1898Mesocetus latifrons Trouessart p. 1076
1904Mesocetus latifrons Trouessart p. 781
1931Plesiocetus latifrons Van Deinse p. 133
2010Aglaocetus latifrons Steeman p. 66

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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
genusAglaocetus
specieslatifrons()

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