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Mammalia - Artiodactyla
It was synonymized subjectively with Mysticete by Gill (1873); it was misspelled as Balaenoidae by Hay (1930) and Mitchell (1989); it was considered a nomen dubium by McKenna and Bell (1997).
It was assigned to Mysticete by Gray (1868); to Mysticete by Hay (1930); to Mysticeti by Sanders and Barnes (2002), Bisconti (2003) and Gingerich (2005); to Mysticeti by Bianucci and Landini (2007) and Rice (2009); to Chaeomysticeti by Mitchell (1989), Steeman (2007), Bisconti (2008), Steeman (2010) and Bisconti (2012); and to Balaenomorpha by Geisler and Sanders (2003) and Bisconti et al. (2017).
|Year||Name and author|
|1865||Balaenoidea Flower p. 388|
|1868||Balaenoidea Gray p. 1|
|1930||Balaenoidae Hay p. 573|
|1989||Balaenoidea Mitchell p. 2231|
|2002||Balaenoidea Sanders and Barnes p. 353|
|2003||Balaenoidea Bisconti p. 2003|
|2003||Balaenoidea Geisler and Sanders p. 27|
|2005||Balaenoidea Gingerich p. 237 figs. Table 15.1|
|2007||Balaenoidea Bianucci and Landini p. 45 figs. Table 2.1|
|2007||Balaenoidea Steeman p. 880|
|2008||Balaenoidea Bisconti p. 173 figs. Figure 10|
|2009||Balaenoidea Rice p. 235 figs. Table 1|
|2010||Balaenoidea Steeman p. 75|
|2012||Balaenoidea Bisconti p. 879|
|2017||Balaenoidea Bisconti et al. p. 7|
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