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Neosqualodon

Mammalia - Cetacea

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Neosqualodon Dal Piaz p. 4 figs. Fig. 1-6
1905Microsqualodon Abel p. 35
1907Neosqualodon True p. 7
1919Neosqualodon Abel p. 763
1925Neosqualodon Zittel p. 85
1928Microsqualodon Kellogg p. 32 figs. Table 1
1928Neosqualodon Kellogg p. 32 figs. Table 1
1945Microsqualodon Simpson p. 100
1945Neosqualodon Simpson p. 100
1949Neosqualodon Fabiani
1968Neosqualodon Rothausen p. 10
1985Neosqualodon Pilleri p. 24
1987Neosqualodon Muizon p. 14
1988Neosqualodon Carroll
1997Neosqualodon McKenna and Bell p. 374
2002Neosqualodon Bianucci and Landini p. 21
2002Microsqualodon Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Neosqualodon Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Neosqualodon Geisler and Sanders p. 28
2011Neosqualodon Bianucci et al. p. 571
2014Neosqualodon Cioppi p. 87

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderCetacea
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
suborderOdontoceti
genusNeosqualodon

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: hydroxyapatitesubo
Form: roller-shapedo
Ontogeny: modification of partso
Environment: marine, freshwatersubo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: aquatico
Depth habitat: surfaceo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Reproduction: viviparoussubo
Created: 2005-03-06 14:21:39
Modified: 2005-09-22 15:42:08
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
Reference: Uhen 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Miocene to the top of the Late/Upper Miocene or 23.03000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chattian - Aquitanian28.1 - 20.44Malta N. sp. (122007)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Italy Squalodon gastaldii (59280)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Italy (Sicily) N. gemmellaroi, N. assenzae, N. gastaldii (49396)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Italy (Sicillia) N. gemmelllaroi, N. assenzae, N. gastaldii (28617)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Italy N. gastaldii (49397)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Italy N. gastaldii (48656)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Italy N. gastaldii (49398)