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Balaenoidea (disused)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Taxonomy
Balaenoidea was named by Flower (1865). It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Gill (1873).

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).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Balaenoidea Flower p. 388
1868Balaenoidea Gray p. 1
1930Balaenoidae Hay p. 573
1989Balaenoidea Mitchell p. 2231
2002Balaenoidea Sanders and Barnes p. 353
2003Balaenoidea Bisconti p. 2003
2003Balaenoidea Geisler and Sanders p. 27
2005Balaenoidea Gingerich p. 237 figs. Table 15.1
2007Balaenoidea Bianucci and Landini p. 45 figs. Table 2.1
2007Balaenoidea Steeman p. 880
2008Balaenoidea Bisconti p. 173 figs. Figure 10
2009Balaenoidea Rice p. 235 figs. Table 1
2010Balaenoidea Steeman p. 75
2012Balaenoidea Bisconti p. 879
2017Balaenoidea Bisconti et al. p. 7

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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
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
Mysticeti()
Chaeomysticeti()
Balaenomorpha
superfamilyBalaenoidea
superfamilyBalaenoidea

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