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Below are whales represented by the illustrations in the collection, with updated names kindly provided by Dr. Mark D. Uhen, George Mason University. The illustration catalogue number follows the name in parentheses.

Aglaocetus moreni (Lydekker)(422-423, 505-506, 509-510)
Aglaocetus patulus Kellogg (266-268)
Alachtherium cretsii (417-419) now Ontocetus emmonsi
Aulocetus latus (450)
Aulocetus sammarinensis Capellini (478-479) now Titanocetus sammariensis
Balaenoptera borealis (527-528)
Balaenoptera (Plesiocetus) cortesii (466)
Balaenoptera gastaldii Strobel(481) now Eschrichtioides gastaldii
Balaenula balaenopsis (535)
Basilosaurus cetoides Owen (302-325, 520, 522)
Cephalorhynchus eutropia (482)
Cephalotropis coronatus (458, 464)
Cephalotropis nectus (451)
Cetotherium furlongi (434, 438-441)
Cetotherium megalophysum Cope (460) now Cetotherioidea indet.
Cetotheriophanes capellinii (471)
Cetotheriopsis moreni (507-508) Cetotherium moreni now Aglaocetus moreni
Cetotherium cephalum Cope (294) now Balaenoptera cephalus
Cetotherium megalophysum Cope (459, 470) now Cetotherioidea indet.
Cetotherium rathkei (465)
Cophocetus oregonensis Kellogg(383-388, 390-392, 397-405, 429-432, 538-539,
557-560, 563-572)
Diorocetus hiatus Kellogg(269-289)
Dorudon osiris (365) now Saghacetus osiris
Dorudon serratus Gibbes(364)
Eschrichtius cephalus (295 - 301) now Balaenoptera cephalus
Eurhinodelphis bossi (424-426) now Xiphiacetus bossi
Idiocetus laxatus (496) now Parietobalaena laxata
Idiophyseter merriami Kellogg (436-437)
Inia geoffrensis (532)
Ischyrorhynchus vanbenedeni (530)
Kogia breviceps (433)
Megaptera miocaena Kellogg (406-410, 413-416, 454) Megaptera miocaena may not belong to the genus Megaptera
Megaptera nodosa (411-412) is a synonym of Megaptera novaenngliae
Mesocetus siphunculus Cope (537, 593-594)
Metopocetus durinasus Cope (463, 498)
Metopocetus vandelli Van Beneden(449)
Mixocetus elysius (389, 420-421, 542-543, 548-553)
Megaptera miocaena (480) Megaptera miocaena may not belong to the genus Megaptera
Metaxytherium calvertense Kellogg (483) is a synonym of Metaxytherium crataegense
Metopocetus durinasus Cope (462-463)
Parietobalaena palmeri Kellogg(248-265, 461, 488-490, 492-495, 501-503)
Parietobalaena securis, Aulophyseter morricei Kellogg(394)
Phoberodon arctirostris (533)
Pithanotaria starri Kellogg(427-428)
Plesiocetus cortesii (456) is now Balaenoptera cortesii
Plesiocetus dyticus Cabrera(472)
Plesiocetus hupschii Van Beneden(473-475)
Plesiocetus occidentalis (292, 435)
Pomatodelphis inaequalis Allen (555)
Pontistes rectifrons (529)
Pontogeneus brachyspondylus (Muller)(366) is a nomen nudum
Prosqualodon australis (534)

Prozeuglodon isis (326) is now Basilosaurus isis
Relocetus calvertensis (holotype) (546-547) is apparently an unpublished manuscript name
Siphonocetus priscus Cope(536) is a nomen dubium
Siphonocetus pusillum (497, 499) is apparently an unpublished recombination of Balaenoptera pusilla
Squalodon calvertensis (577-579)
Squalodon  errabundus, Liolithax kernensis, Oedolithax mira (393) Squalodon errabundus does not belong in the genus Squalodon
Stenodelphis blainvillei (531) is now Pontoporia blainvillei
Tiphyocetus temblorensis (290-291)
Tursiops truncatus (524-526)
Zeuglodon intermedius (484) is a subjective synonym of Dorudon atrox
Zygorhiza kochii Reichenbach(327-363, 374-382, 518, 541)

Incomplete Information:

Adelocetus yeguaensis – probable unpublished name (443-448)
Archaeoceti (367-373, 442, 589)
Astoria Cetothere (556)
Atascadero? (513-514)
Camptosaurus?, Hadrosaurus? (580)
Cetothere(455)
Cetotheridae (452, 457)
Heterocetus (476)
Loxolithax, Grypolithax Kellogg (396)
Lamprolithax , Nannolithax, Platylithax Kellogg (395)
Miodelphis (545)
Mysticete, fetal (573-576)
Orycterocetus (590-592)
Zeuglodon (485-487)

Unknown:
Unknown Fossil Marine Mammal (293, 442, 457, 460-462, 467-469, 477, 483, 488, 490-492, 500-504, 511-512, 515-523, 540, 544, 554, 561-562)
Invertebrate (bivalve) (581) Fossil Balaenopterine Whale (453) – 11872
457 – 12680 - Cetotheriidae

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