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Scaldicetus

Mammalia - Cetacea

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Scaldicetus Du Bus p. 568
1867Eucetus Du Bus p. 572
1872Palaeodelphis Du Bus p. 503
1872Physodon Gervais
1873Physodon Brandt p. 208
1873Eucetus Brandt p. 209
1874Palaeodelphis Vanden Broeck p. 69
1887Physodon Deperet p. 276
1887Eucetus Lydekker p. 54
1887Scaldicetus Lydekker p. 57
1887Physodon Lydekker p. 58
1890Physodon Cope p. 607
1891Eucetus Newton p. 65
1891Physodon Newton p. 68
1894Physodon Paquier p. 47
1895Physodon Flores p. 13
1898Physodon Trouessart p. 1053
1898Scaldicetus Trouessart p. 1054
1898Eucetus Trouessart p. 1055
1901Physodon Ameghino p. 80
1904Eucetus Palmer p. 273
1904Palaeodelphis Palmer p. 500
1904Physodon Palmer p. 536
1904Scaldicetus Palmer p. 620
1904Physodon Trouessart p. 772
1904Scaldicetus Trouessart p. 773
1904Eucetus Trouessart p. 774
1905Scaldicetus Abel p. 52
1919Scaldicetus Abel p. 763
1925Scaldicetus Zittel p. 86
1928Scaldicetus Kellogg p. 34 figs. Table 1
1929Scaldicetus Dal Piaz p. 78
1931Scaldicetus Van Deinse p. 37
1945Scaldicetus Simpson p. 102
1977Scaldicetus Barnes p. 328
1985Scaldicetus crispus Cigala-Fulgosi and Pilleri p. 66 figs. Plate II, Figs. 7-8
1985Scaldicetus Pilleri p. 30
1987Scaldicetus Pilleri p. 84
1988Scaldicetus Carroll
1991Scaldicetus Muizon p. 298
1993Scaldicetus Benton p. 761
1995Scaldicetus Hirota and Barnes p. 455
1996Scaldicetus Bianucci p. 65
1997Scaldicetus McKenna and Bell p. 379
2001Scaldicetus Fordyce and de Muizon p. 179
2001Scaldicetus Sach and Heizmann p. 42
2002Scaldicetus Bianucci and Landini p. 21
2002Scaldicetus Kazár p. 163
2002Scaldicetus crispus Kazár p. 163
2002Scaldicetus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Scaldicetus Fitzgerald p. 206
2005Scaldicetus crispus Ichishima p. 10 figs. Table 2
2006Scaldicetus Hampe p. 65
2008Scaldicetus Uhen et al. p. 577
2009Scaldicetus Fordyce and Roberts p. 553
2011Scaldicetus Fitzgerald p. 930
2013Scaldicetus Toscano et al. p. 440

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

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. D. Uhen et al. 2008Low skull profile with anteriorly sloping occipital shield, large and anteroposteriorly elongated temporal fossae, strong and laterally flaring zygomatic processes, functional upper dentition, teeth retaining enamel on crowns (Kazár, 2002).