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Chaeomysticeti

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Cetotherium pusillum Nordmann p. 347 figs. Plate 28
1871Cetotherium klinderi Brandt p. 563
1872Megapteropsis Van Beneden p. 15
1873Cetotherium klinderi Brandt p. 86
1873Cetotherium incertum Brandt p. 133 figs. Pl. 13, Fig. 2a-e
1898Cetotherium incertum Trouessart p. 1070
1898Cetotherium klinderi Trouessart p. 1070
1898Cetotherium pusillum Trouessart p. 1070
1904Megapteropsis Palmer p. 406
1904Cetotherium incertum Trouessart p. 779
1904Cetotherium klinderi Trouessart p. 779
1904Cetotherium pusillum Trouessart p. 779
1912Megapteropsis True p. 3
1928Megapteropsis Kellogg p. 35 figs. Table 1
1945Megapteropsis Simpson p. 105
1965Cetotherium clinderi Hofstein p. 29
1988Megapteropsis Carroll
1989Chaeomysticeti Mitchell p. 2231
1997Megapteropsis McKenna and Bell p. 378
1998Chaeomysticeti Rice
2002Megapteropsis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Chaeomysticeti Geisler and Sanders p. 27
2005Megapteropsis Deméré et al. p. 105 figs. Table II
2007Chaeomysticeti Steeman p. 880
2008Chaeomysticeti Bisconti p. 173 figs. Figure 10
2010Chaeomysticeti Fitzgerald p. 370 figs. Table 1
2010Chaeomysticeti Steeman p. 65
2011Chaeomysticeti Geisler et al. p. 6 figs. Table 1, FIgure 5
2011Chaeomysticeti Hampe and Ritsche p. 88
2012Chaeomysticeti Bisconti p. 879
2012Cetotherium pusillum Tarasenko and Lopatin p. 532
2014Chaeomysticeti Bisconti
2014Chaeomysticeti El Adli et al. p. 403
2015Chaeomysticeti Boessenecker and Fordyce figs. Table 1
2015Chaeomysticeti Marx and Fordyce p. 4 figs. Figure 2
2016Chaeomysticeti Bisconti and Bosselaers p. 451
2016Chaeomysticeti Marx et al. p. 4
2016Chaeomysticeti Marx et al. p. 106
2016Chaeomysticeti Peredo and Uhen
2017Chaeomysticeti Berta p. 167
2017Chaeomysticeti Bisconti et al. p. 7
2017Chaeomysticeti Boessenecker and Fordyce
2017Chaeomysticeti Buono et al. p. 11
2017Chaeomysticeti Hernández Cisneros et al. p. 157
2017Chaeomysticeti Marx et al. p. 2
2018Chaeomysticeti Fordyce and Marx p. 2 figs. Fig. 4

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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
Mysticeti()
Chaeomysticeti()
Chaeomysticeti()

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 2010True baleen whales [Gr. chaios, genuine, true, good] encompassing living Mysticeti and define as cetaceans with baleen and without a functional dentition in the adult stage.