Papahu taitapu

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Odontoceti 

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

Genus: †Papahu
Species: Papahu taitapu

NameEdit

Papahu taitapu Aguirre-Fernández & Fordyce, 2014: 197

  • Original genus: Papahu Aguirre-Fernández & Fordyce, 2014
  • Original status: valid species
  • Primary type: holotype
    • Fixation: designated
    • Description: 'an incomplete skull (lacking part of the rostrum), the left periotic, the right mandible, five vertebrae, and a single rib'
    • Repository: OTAG OU 22066
  • Type locality and horizon: 'Near Hansen Creek (40.68°S, 172.39°E), 1 km south of the mouth of Sandhills Creek, Northwest Nelson, New Zealand (Fig. 1). Kaipuke Formation. For geological maps, see Bishop (1968) and Rattenbury et al. (1998)'
  • ZooBank: 4EAFEA5D-FD12-4A14-9AF1-9A637E651CA7

NotesEdit

  • Combined genus/species description (under species)

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