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Ancalecetus simonsi

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Basilosauridae

Taxonomy
Ancalecetus simonsi was named by Gingerich and Uhen (1996). Its type specimen is CGM 42290, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wadi Hitan ZV-81, which is in a Priabonian shoreface sandstone in the Birket Qarun Formation of Egypt.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Ancalecetus simonsi Gingerich and Uhen p. 353
2002Ancalecetus simonsi Uhen p. 79
2004Ancalecetus simonsi Uhen p. 12
2008Ancalecetus simonsi Gingerich p. 109 figs. Table 1
2008Ancalecetus simonsi McLeod and Barnes p. 93
2009Ancalecetus simonsi Uhen p. 93
2011Ancalecetus simonsi Schouten p. 18
2018Ancalecetus simonsi 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
genusAncalecetus
speciessimonsi

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