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Piscocetus sacaco

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Taxonomy
Piscocetus sacaco was named by Pilleri and Pilleri (1989) [private fossil collection of Dr. Alejandro Pezzia Assereto]. Its type specimen is APA-05, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sacaco (SAO horizon), which is in a Messinian paralic siltstone in the Pisco Formation of Peru. It is the type species of Piscocetus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Piscocetus sacaco Pilleri and Pilleri

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
Mysticeti()
Chaeomysticeti()
genusPiscocetus
speciessacaco

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