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Mammalodontidae

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Mammalodontidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Mammalodontidae Mitchell p. 2231
1994Mammalodontidae Fordyce and Barnes p. 428 figs. Table 1
1995Mammalodontidae Fordyce et al. p. 379
1997Mammalodontidae McKenna and Bell p. 375
1998Mammalodontidae Rice
2001Mammalodontidae Fordyce and de Muizon p. 176
2002Mammalodontidae Rice p. 231 figs. Table 1
2002Mammalodontidae Sanders and Barnes p. 353
2003Mammalodontidae Fordyce p. 156 figs. Figure 9.1
2003Mammalodontidae Geisler and Sanders p. 27
2004Mammalodontidae Fitzgerald p. 206
2005Mammalodontidae Gingerich p. 237 figs. Table 15.1
2006Janjucetidae Fitzgerald p. 1
2007Mammalodontidae Bianucci and Landini p. 45 figs. Table 2.1
2009Janjucetidae Rice p. 235 figs. Table 1
2009Mammalodontidae Rice p. 235 figs. Table 1
2010Mammalodontidae Fitzgerald p. 370 figs. Table 1
2011Mammalodontidae Bianucci et al. p. 572
2011Mammalodontidae Geisler et al. p. 6 figs. Table 1
2015Mammalodontidae Boessenecker and Fordyce figs. Table 1
2015Mammalodontidae Marx and Fordyce figs. Figure 2
2016Mammalodontidae Fordyce and Marx p. 108
2016Mammalodontidae Marx et al. p. 104
2017Mammalodontidae Berta p. 166
2018Mammalodontidae Fordyce and Marx p. 2 figs. Fig. 4

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Mysticeti()
familyMammalodontidae
familyMammalodontidae

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
E. M. G. Fitzgerald 2010Emended diagnosis of family: Relatively small mysticetes (condylobasal length < 500 mm). More archaic than described species of Chaeomysticeti: mammalodontids are differentiated from all these mysticetes in possessing mineralized rostral and mandibular teeth as adults. Mammalodontids are placed in the Mysticeti because they possess: a maxilla with a dorsoventrally thin lateral edge, a laterally projecting antorbital process with a steep face on its anterior edge clearly distinguishing it from the rostral part of the maxilla, and a posteriorly elongated infraorbital process developed ventral to the supraorbital process of the frontal; upper cheek teeth that lack an entocingulum; and transversely thickened basioccipital crests.