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Mammalia - Artiodactyla
It was synonymized subjectively with Rhynchoceti by Huxley (1864); it was reranked as the superfamily Ziphioidea by Gray (1868).
It was assigned to Denticete by Gray (1868); to Physeterida by Fordyce and de Muizon (2001); to Odontoceti by Fraser and Purves (1960), Barnes et al. (1985), Vidal (1991), Fordyce and Barnes (1994), Fordyce et al. (1995), Rice (1998), Rice (2002), Gingerich (2005), Whitmore and Kaltenbach (2008) and Uhen et al. (2008); and to Odontoceti by Bianucci and Landini (2007) and Rice (2009).
|Year||Name and author|
|1850||Ziphioidea Gray p. 17|
|1868||Ziphioidea Gray p. 9|
|1960||Ziphioidea Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26|
|1985||Ziphioidea Barnes et al. p. 26|
|1991||Ziphioidea Vidal p. 5|
|1994||Ziphioidea Fordyce and Barnes p. 428 figs. Table 1|
|1995||Ziphioidea Fordyce et al. p. 379|
|2001||Ziphioidea Fordyce and de Muizon p. 179|
|2002||Ziphioidea Rice p. 231 figs. Table 1|
|2005||Ziphioidea Gingerich p. 237 figs. Table 15.1|
|2007||Ziphioidea Bianucci and Landini p. 45 figs. Table 2.1|
|2008||Ziphioidea Uhen et al. p. 578|
|2008||Ziphioidea Whitmore and Kaltenbach p. 194|
|2009||Ziphioidea Rice p. 235 figs. Table 1|
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