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Miocaperea pulchra

Mammalia - Ungulata - Cetotheriidae

Taxonomy
Miocaperea pulchra was named by Bisconti (2012). Its type specimen is SMNS 46978, a partial skull (Skull subdivided into two parts: one including the rostrum and the other including the neurocranium. The tympanic bullae are missing.), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Aguada de Lomas, which is in a Tortonian foreshore siltstone in the Pisco Formation of Peru. It is the type species of Miocaperea.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Miocaperea pulchra Bisconti p. 879 figs. Fig. 2-6
2015Miocaperea pulchra Gol'din and Steeman p. 13 figs. Figure 10
2015Miocaperea pulchra Marx and Fordyce p. 4 figs. Figure 2
2015Miocaperea pulchra Tsai and Fordyce p. 1
2016Miocaperea pulchra Marx et al. p. 22 figs. Figure 10

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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()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
suborderMysticeti
Chaeomysticeti()
familyCetotheriidae()
subfamilyNeobalaeninae()
genusMiocaperea
speciespulchra

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