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IRMNG taxon details

Physeteridae Gray, 1821

104713  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:104713)

accepted
Family
Genus Ambergrisichnus Monaco, Baldanza, Bizzarri, Famiani, Lezzerini & Sciuto, 2014 †
Genus Aprixokogia Whitmore & Kaltenbach, 2008 †
Genus Aulophyseter Kellogg, 1928 †
Genus Balaenodon Owen, 1846 †
Genus Brygmophyseter Barnes, 2006 †
Genus Diaphorocetus Ameghino, 1894 †
Genus Ferecetotherium Mchedlidze, 1970 †
Genus Helvicetus Pilleri, 1986 †
Genus Hoplocetus Gervais, 1848-52 †
Genus Idiophyseter Kellogg, 1925 †
Genus Naganocetus Bianucci & Landini, 2006 †
Genus Orycterocetus Leidy, 1853 †
Genus Pachyacanthus Brandt, 1871 †
Genus Physeter Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Physeterula Beneden, 1877 †
Genus Physetodon M'Coy, 1879 †
Genus Placoziphius van Beneden, 1869 †
Genus Priscophyseter Portis, 1886 †
Genus Prophyseter Abel, 1905 †
Genus Scaldicetus Du Bus, 1867 †
Genus Thalassocetus Abel, 1905 †
Genus Zygophyseter Bianucci & Landini, 2006 †

Genus Hypocetus Lydekker, 1894, nom. nud. † accepted as Diaphorocetus Ameghino, 1894 † (unaccepted > nomen nudum)

Genus Auiophyseter † accepted as Aulophyseter Kellogg, 1928 †
Genus Catodon Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Cetus Oken, 1816 (Published in a rejected work (ICZN))
Genus Cetus Billberg, 1828 accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Euphycetes Gray, 1866 accepted as Kogia Gray, 1846
Genus Euphyseter accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Hypocetus Lydekker, 1894 † accepted as Diaphorocetus Ameghino, 1894 †
Genus Meganeuron Gray, 1865 accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Megistosaurus Anonymous in Harlan, 1828 accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Mesocetus Moreno, 1892 † accepted as Diaphorocetus Ameghino, 1894 †
Genus Pachyacantus Paolo, 1897 † accepted as Pachyacanthus Brandt, 1871 †
Genus Pachyspondylus Brandt, 1873 † accepted as Pachyacanthus Brandt, 1871 †
Genus Paracetus Lydekker, 1894 † accepted as Diaphorocetus Ameghino, 1894 †
Genus Phiseter Bonnaterre, 1789 accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Physalus Lacépède, 1804 † accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Physelus Rafinesque, 1815 accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Physeteres Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Physeterus Duméril, 1805 accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Physiter Bechstein, 1801 accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Tachyacanthus Zittel, 1892 † accepted as Pachyacanthus Brandt, 1871 †
Genus Tursio Fleming, 1822 accepted as Physeter Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)

Genus Idiorophus † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Orca Wagler, 1830 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Orcopsis Beneden, 1876 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Physodon Gervais, 1872 † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Preaulophyseter Caviglia & Jorge, 1980 † (uncertain, unassessed)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Taxonomic remark Use in IRMNG follows Ruggiero, 2014 and WoRMS (2009-current) in excluding Kogiidae, the latter included in Physeteridae in...  
Taxonomic remark Use in IRMNG follows Ruggiero, 2014 and WoRMS (2009-current) in excluding Kogiidae, the latter included in Physeteridae in McKenna & Bell, 1997 and in Wilson & Reeder, 2005. [details]
IRMNG (2022). Physeteridae Gray, 1821. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104713 on 2022-06-27
Date
action
by
2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed
2022-04-30 19:00:02Z
changed

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

taxonomy source Ruggiero, M. A. (2014). Families of All Living Organisms, Version 2.0.a.15, (4/26/14). Expert Solutions International, LLC, Reston, VA. 420 pp.  [details]   

current name source Ruggiero, M. A. (2014). Families of All Living Organisms, Version 2.0.a.15, (4/26/14). Expert Solutions International, LLC, Reston, VA. 420 pp.  [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
Descriptive info Sperm whales. Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): M; stratigraphic range: Miocene (Lower Miocene)-Holocene (?Recent) [details]

Taxonomic remark Use in IRMNG follows Ruggiero, 2014 and WoRMS (2009-current) in excluding Kogiidae, the latter included in Physeteridae in McKenna & Bell, 1997 and in Wilson & Reeder, 2005. [details]

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