Livyatan

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Euungulata
Ordo: Artiodactyla
Cladus: Artiofabula
Cladus: Cetruminantia
Subordo: Whippomorpha
Infraordo: Cetacea
Cladus: Neoceti
Parvordo: Odontoceti
Informal group: Physeterida
Superfamilia: Physeteroidea
Familia: Incertae sedis
Genus: †Livyatan
Species: L. melvillei

[source: Lambert et al. (2010)]

Name[edit]

  • Livyatan Lambert et al., 2010
    • Gender: ?
    • Type species: new replacement name for Leviathan Lambert et al., 2010
    • Objective synonym: Leviathan Lambert et al., 2010 [junior homonym]
      • Gender: ?
      • Type species: Leviathan melvillei Lambert et al., 2010, by monotypy [combined genus/species description]

References[edit]

cited sources[edit]

  • Lambert, O.; Bianucci, G.; Post, K; Muizon, C., de; Salas-Gismondi, R.; Urbina, M.; Reumer, J. 2010: The giant bite of a new raptorial sperm whale from the Miocene epoch of Peru. Nature, 466: 105–108. DOI: 10.1038/nature09067 [Corrigendum in Nature, 466: 1134. (2010) DOI: 10.1038/nature09381]