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Balaenoptera siberi

Mammalia - Cetacea - Balaenopteridae

Taxonomy
Balaenoptera siberi was named by Pilleri (1989) [specimen is in the private collection of H. J Sieber, Aathal (Schweiz)]. Its type specimen is Private collection of Allejandro Pezzia Asserto, a skeleton (skull & skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Aguada de Lomas, which is in a Tortonian foreshore siltstone in the Pisco Formation of Peru.

It was considered an invalid subgroup of Balaenopteridae by Bosselaers and Post (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Balaenoptera siberi Pilleri p. 77 figs. Fig. 1-6, Plates 1-10
1996Balaenoptera siberi Cozzuol p. 326
2005Balaenoptera siberi Deméré et al. p. 105 figs. Table II
2015Balaenoptera siberi Marx and Fordyce p. 4 figs. Figure 2
2017Balaenoptera siberi Tsai and Boessenecker p. 4

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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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderCetacea
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
suborderMysticeti
Chaeomysticeti()
superfamilyThalassotherii
familyBalaenopteridae
genusBalaenoptera
speciessiberi

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