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Balaenoptera edeni (Eden's whale)

Mammalia - Cetacea - Balaenopteridae

Taxonomy
Balaenoptera edeni was named by Anderson (1879). It is extant. Its type locality is Thaybyoo Choung, which is in a Holocene coastal horizon in Myanmar.

It was recombined as Rorqualus edeni by Hassanin et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Balaenoptera edeni Anderson
1904Balaenoptera edeni Trouessart p. 783
1950Balaenoptera edeni Junge p. 24
1963Balaenoptera edeni Scheffer and Rice p. 9
1977Balaenoptera edeni Barnes p. 323 figs. Table 1
1991Balaenoptera edeni Vidal p. 6
2003Balaenoptera edeni Tanaka and Taruno p. 4
2005Balaenoptera edeni Mead and Brownell p. 724
2008Balaenoptera edeni Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 981 figs. Fig. 5
2011Balaenoptera edeni Marx p. 83 figs. Figure 2
2012Rorqualus edeni Hassanin et al. p. 43 figs. Fig. 1
2014Balaenoptera edeni Tsai et al. p. 86

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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
speciesedeniAnderson 1879

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