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Thinocetus arthritus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Taxonomy
Thinocetus arthritus was named by Kellogg (1969). Its type specimen is USNM 23794, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mud Cliffs, East of, which is in a Serravallian offshore shelf siltstone in the Choptank Formation of Virginia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Thinocetus arthritus Kellogg
1994Thinocetus arthritus Gottfried et al. p. 233
2008Thinocetus arthritus Uhen et al. p. 617
2015Thinocetus arthritus Marx and Fordyce p. 4 figs. Figure 2

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Mysticeti()
Chaeomysticeti()
Plicogulae
superfamilyBalaenopteroidea
genusThinocetus
speciesarthritus

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