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Microcetus sharkovi

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Taxonomy
Microcetus sharkovi was named by Dubrovo and Sharkov (1971). Its type locality is Karagiya, which is in a Chattian marine phosphorite/siltstone in the Karaginskaya Formation of Kazakhstan.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Fordyce and de Muizon (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Microcetus sharkovi Dubrovo and Sharkov
1982Microcetus sharkovi Sanders et al. p. H119
2015Microcetus sharkovi Tanaka and Fordyce

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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
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Odontoceti()
genusMicrocetus
speciessharkovi

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