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Balaenopteridae Gray, 1864

104001  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:104001)

accepted
Family
Genus Archaebalaenoptera Bisconti, 2007 †
Genus Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804
Genus Burtinopsis van Beneden, 1872 †
Genus Cetotheriophanes Brandt, 1873 †
Genus Diunatans Bosselaers & Post, 2010 †
Genus Eobalaenoptera Dooley, Fraser & Luo, 2004 †
Genus Idiocetus Capellini, 1876 †
Genus Megaptera Gray, 1846
Genus Megapteropsis van Beneden, 1872 †
Genus Notiocetus Ameghino, 1891 †
Genus Palaeobalaena Woodward & Sherborn, 1890 †
Genus Palaeocetus Seeley, 1865 †
Genus Plesiobalaenoptera Bisconti, 2010 †
Genus Plesiocetus Beneden, 1859 †
Genus Protororqualus Bisconti, 2007 †

Genus Palaeobalaena Seeley, 1864 † accepted as Palaeocetus Seeley, 1865 † (nomen nudum)

Genus Agaphelus Cope, 1868 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Balaenopteris Tomilin, 1957 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Balaenopterus Brookes, 1828 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804
Genus Balenoptera Duméril, 1806 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Balenopterus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Baloenoptera Lesson, 1827 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804
Genus Baloenoptera Cadenat, 1957 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (misspelling)
Genus Belaenoptera Lahille, 1899 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Benedenia Gray, 1864 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Boops Gray, 1821 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Catoptera Rafinesque, 1815 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Cetoptera Rafinesque, 1815 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Cuvierius Gray, 1866 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804
Genus Cuvierus Gray, 1866 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Cyphobalaena Marschall, 1873 accepted as Megaptera Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Genus Dactylaena Gray, 1874 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Dubertus Tomilin, 1957 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Eubalaenoptera Acloque, 1899 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Fabricia Gray, 1866 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Flowerius Lilljeborg, 1867 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Kyphobalaena Eschricht, 1849 accepted as Megaptera Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Genus Megapteron Gray, 1846 accepted as Megaptera Gray, 1846
Genus Mysticetus Wagler, 1830 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Ogmobalaena Eschricht, 1849 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Paleocetus Gray, 1866 † accepted as Palaeocetus Seeley, 1865 †
Genus Perqualus Gray, 1846 accepted as Megaptera Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Genus Phalaenoptera Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804
Genus Phylasus Duméril, 1806 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Physalis Fleming, 1822 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Physalus Gray, 1821 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Poescopia Gray, 1864 accepted as Megaptera Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Genus Poeskopia Gervais, 1871 accepted as Megaptera Gray, 1846
Genus Pterobalaena Eschricht, 1849 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Ptychocetus Gloger, 1842 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Rorqualus F. Cuvier, 1836 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (Synonym)
Genus Rudolphius Gray, 1866 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Sibbaldius Flower, 1865 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Sibbaldius Gray, 1864 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804
Genus Sibbaldus Gray, 1864 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Stenobalaena Gray, 1874 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Genus Swinhoia Gray, 1866 accepted as Balaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)

Genus Parabalaenoptera Zeigler, Chan & Barnes, 1997 † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Praemegaptera Behrmann, 1995 † (uncertain, unassessed)
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2020). Balaenopteridae Gray, 1864. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104001 on 2020-02-28
Date
action
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2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
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2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed

basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

basis of record WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Mammalia (Class) > Theria (Subclass) > Eutheria (Infraclass) > Cetacea (Order) > Mysticeti (Suborder) > Balaenopteroidea (Superfamily) > Balaenopteridae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info Rorquals (whales). Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): M; stratigraphic range: Miocene (Lower Miocene)-Holocene (?Recent) [details]

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