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Basilosaurinae (disused)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Basilosauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Basilosaurinae Miller
1936Zeuglodontinae Slijper p. 540
1985Basilosaurinae Barnes et al. p. 25
1994Basilosaurinae Fordyce and Barnes p. 428 figs. Table 1
1995Basilosaurinae Fordyce et al. p. 379
1997Basilosaurinae McKenna and Bell p. 369
2001Basilosaurinae Fordyce and de Muizon p. 176
2002Basilosaurinae Uhen p. 79
2004Basilosaurinae Uhen p. 12
2006Basilosaurinae Bouetel and Muizon p. 383
2007Basilosaurinae Bianucci and Landini p. 45 figs. Table 2.1
2008Basilosaurinae McLeod and Barnes p. 94
2008Basilosaurinae Uhen p. 561
2009Basilosaurinae Fordyce and Roberts p. 553
2009Basilosaurinae Uhen p. 93
2013Basilosaurinae Abu El-kheir et al. p. 462
2015Basilosaurinae Gao and Ni p. 156 figs. Table 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
familyBasilosauridae
subfamilyBasilosaurinae
subfamilyBasilosaurinae

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 2004Basilosaurinae have all of the characters that distinguish Basilosauridae from other archaeocetes and in addition have greatly elongated posterior thoracic, lumbar, and anterior caudal vertebrae.
M. D. Uhen 2008Basilosaurinae have all of the characters that distinguish Basilosauridae from other archaeocetes and in addition have greatly elongated posterior thoracic, lumbar, and anterior caudal vertebrae.