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Mystacoceti (disused)

Mammalia - Ungulata

Taxonomy
Mystacoceti was named by Flower (1867). It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Mysticete by Hay (1902); it was reranked as the order Mystacoceti by Gregory (1910); it was synonymized subjectively with Mysticeti by McKenna and Bell (1997) and Rice (1998).

It was assigned to Cetacea by Gregory (1910); and to Cetacea by Flower (1867), Flower (1883), Lydekker (1887), Cope (1889), Flower and Lydekker (1891), Flores (1895), Parker and Haswell (1897), Gadow (1898), Weber (1904), Case (1904), Turner (1912), Abel (1914), Abel (1919), Zittel (1925), Portis (1925), Weber (1928), Van Deinse (1931) and Slijper (1936).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Mystacoceti Flower p. 110
1883Mystacoceti Flower p. 184
1887Mystacoceti Lydekker p. 16
1889Mystacoceti Cope p. 876
1891Mystacoceti Flower and Lydekker p. 89
1895Mystacoceti Flores p. 13
1897Mystacoceti Parker and Haswell p. 451
1898Mystacoceti Gadow p. 44
1904Mysticoceti Case p. 33
1904Mystacoceti Weber p. 574
1910Mystacoceti Gregory p. 466
1912Mystacoceti Turner p. 21
1914Mystacoceti Abel p. 221
1919Mystacoceti Abel p. 753
1925Mystacoceti Portis p. 14
1925Mystacoceti Zittel p. 87
1928Mystacoceti Weber p. 389
1931Mystacoceti Van Deinse p. 33
1936Mystacoceti Slijper p. 540

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
suborderMystacoceti
suborderMystacoceti

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Form: roller-shapedo
Ontogeny: modification of partso
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: aquatico
Depth habitat: surfaceo
Diet: carnivoreo
Reproduction: viviparouso
Created: 2005-03-06 14:19:05
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:41:18
Source: o = order
Reference: Uhen 2004
Collections
No collection or age range data are available