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Physeterinae (sperm whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Physeteridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Physeterinae Flower p. 114
1871Physeterinae Gill p. 124
1872Physeterinae Gill p. 96
1887Physeterinae Lydekker p. 53
1895Physeterinae Flores p. 13
1902Physeterinae Hay p. 595
1904Physeterinae Trouessart p. 772
1908Physeterinae True p. 391
1912Physeterinae Turner p. 71
1925Physeterinae Zittel p. 86
1928Physeterinae Weber p. 389
1945Physeterinae Simpson p. 102
1951Physeterinae Ellerman and Morrisson-Scott p. 721
1960Physeterinae Fraser and Purves p. 112 figs. Figure 26
1963Physeterinae Scheffer and Rice p. 8
1973Physeterinae Kasuya p. 61
1984Physeterinae Barnes p. 43
1985Physeterinae Barnes et al. p. 26
1991Physeterinae Muizon p. 297
1991Physeterinae Vidal p. 5
1994Physeterinae Fordyce and Barnes p. 428 figs. Table 1
1995Physeterinae Fordyce et al. p. 379
1997Physeterinae McKenna and Bell p. 380
2002Physeterinae Kazár p. 154
2007Physeterinae Bianucci and Landini p. 45 figs. Table 2.1
2008Physeterinae Foekens p. 7 figs. Table 1
2008Physeterinae Whitmore and Kaltenbach p. 240
2013Physeterinae Toscano et al. p. 440

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderCetacea
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
suborderOdontoceti
superfamilyPhyseteroidea
familyPhyseteridae
subfamilyPhyseterinae
subfamilyPhyseterinae

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