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Dilophodelphis fordycei

Mammalia - Ungulata - Platanistidae

Taxonomy
Dilophodelphis fordycei was named by Boersma et al. (2017). Its type specimen is USNM 214911 , a skull (skull with periotics, missing bullae), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Nye Beach, which is in a Burdigalian marine horizon in the Astoria Formation of Oregon. It is the type species of Dilophodelphis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2017Dilophodelphis fordycei Boersma et al. figs. figures 1–6, tables 1–3

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
suborderOdontoceti
superfamilyPlatanistoidea
familyPlatanistidae()
genusDilophodelphis
speciesfordycei

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