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Basilosaurus isis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Basilosauridae

Taxonomy
Zeuglodon isis was named by Andrews (1904). Its type specimen is CGM 10208, a mandible (partial right mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is West end of Birket Qarun, which is in a Priabonian coastal sandstone in the Birket Qarun Formation of Egypt.

It was recombined as Prozeuglodon isis by Kellogg (1936); it was recombined as Basilosaurus isis by Gingerich et al. (1990), Gingerich (1992), Uhen (1998), Uhen (2002), Uhen (2004), Clementz et al. (2006), Gingerich (2008), McLeod and Barnes (2008), Uhen (2008), Uhen (2009), Fitzgerald (2010), Schouten (2011), Gingerich (2012), Abu El-kheir et al. (2013), Gingerich and Cappetta (2014) and Uhen (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Zeuglodon isis Andrews pp. 214-215
1906Zeuglodon isis Andrews p. 240
1908Zeuglodon isis Stromer p. 23
1914Zeuglodon isis Abel p. 220
1925Zeuglodon isis Zittel p. 85
1936Prozeuglodon isis Kellogg pp. 75-76
1990Basilosaurus isis Gingerich et al. p. 156
1992Basilosaurus isis Gingerich p. 73
1998Basilosaurus isis Uhen p. 33
2002Basilosaurus isis Uhen p. 79
2004Basilosaurus isis Uhen p. 12
2006Basilosaurus isis Clementz et al. p. 359
2008Basilosaurus isis Gingerich p. 109 figs. Table 1
2008Basilosaurus isis McLeod and Barnes p. 94
2008Basilosaurus isis Uhen p. 561
2009Basilosaurus isis Uhen p. 93
2010Basilosaurus isis Fitzgerald p. 370 figs. Table 1
2011Basilosaurus isis Schouten p. 18
2012Basilosaurus isis Gingerich p. 313 figs. Figure 4
2013Basilosaurus isis Abu El-kheir et al. p. 463
2014Basilosaurus isis Gingerich and Cappetta p. 128 figs. Figure 16
2018Basilosaurus isis Uhen

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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
genusBasilosaurus
speciesisis()

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