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Mirounga (elephant seal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1824Macrorhinus Cuvier
1827Macrorhyna Gray
1827Mirounga Gray p. 179
1830Rhinophoca Wagler p. 27
1841Physorhinus Gloger p. 163
1850Morunga Gray p. 33
1866Macrorhinus Gill p. 6
1866Morunga Gray p. 39
1871Morunga Gray p. 4
1880Macrorhinus Allen p. 742
1898Macrorhinus Trouessart p. 377
1904Mirounga Palmer p. 427
1904Physorhinus Palmer p. 537
1904Macrorhinus Trouessart p. 282
1912Macrorhinus Turner p. 194
1947Macrorhinus Friant p. 5
1963Mirounga Scheffer and Rice p. 4
1980Mirounga Kurten and Anderson p. 207
1981Mirounga Muizon p. 135
1982Mirounga Muizon p. 205 figs. Table 1
1990Mirounga Riedman p. 57 figs. Table 2
1991Mirounga Vidal p. 6
1997Mirounga McKenna and Bell p. 259
1998Mirounga Rice
2001Mirounga Koretsky p. 87
2002Mirounga Berta p. 923
2002Mirounga Koretsky and Holec p. 175
2003Mirounga Deméré et al. p. 49 figs. Fig. 3.3
2004Mirounga Davis et al. p. 365
2009Mirounga Berta p. 863
2010Mirounga Fulton and Strobeck p. 817 figs. Figure 1
2013Mirounga Amson and Muizon
2013Mirounga Koretsky and Rahmat p. 330
2015Mirounga Valenzuela-Toro et al.
2018Mirounga Berta p. 715 figs. Fig. 3C
2018Mirounga Berta et al. p. 210 figs. Fig. 2

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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()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Pinnipedimorpha
Pinnipedia()
familyPhocidae
subfamilyMonachinaeTrouessart 1897
genusMiroungaGray 1827

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