Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Physeterida (disused)

Mammalia - Cetacea

Taxonomy
Physeterida was named by Muizon (1988). It is extant.

It was reranked as the unranked clade Physeterida by Bianucci and Landini (2007).

It was assigned to Odontoceti by Muizon (1988), Muizon (1994) and Fordyce and de Muizon (2001); and to Physeteroidea by Bianucci and Landini (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Physeterida Muizon p. 65
1994Physeterida Muizon p. 136
2001Physeterida Fordyce and de Muizon p. 179
2007Physeterida Bianucci and Landini p. 45 figs. Table 2.1

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderCetacea
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
suborderOdontoceti
superfamilyPhyseteroidea
Physeterida()
Physeterida()

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