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Rodhocetus kasranii

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Protocetidae

Taxonomy
Rodhocetus kasrani was named by Gingerich et al. (1994). Its type specimen is GSP-UM 3012, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bozmar Nadi, which is in a Lutetian coastal shale in the Domanda Formation of Pakistan.

It was corrected as Rodhocetus kasranii by Gingerich et al. (2001) and Gingerich and Cappetta (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Rodhocetus kasrani Gingerich et al. p. 844 figs. Figs. 1a, 3
2001Rodhocetus kasranii Gingerich et al. p. 270
2001Rodhocetus kasrani Thewissen et al. p. 351 figs. Table 1
2006Rodhocetus kasrani Clementz et al. p. 359
2008Rodhocetus kasrani McLeod and Barnes p. 93
2014Rodhocetus kasranii Gingerich and Cappetta p. 128 figs. Figure 16

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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()
familyProtocetidae
genusRodhocetus
specieskasranii()

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