Inia geoffrensis (Blainville, 1817)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCetaceaIniidaeInia

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    Occurrences
  • 3

    Infraspecies
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Overview

Full Name

Inia geoffrensis (Blainville, 1817)

Common names

  • Amazon River Dolphin eng
  • boto eng
  • Geoffroy's river dolphin eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Basionym

Delphinus geoffrensis Blainville, 1817

Living period

0.0117 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Not marine, Freshwater, Aquatic

Threat status

Data deficient

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Cetacea
family
Iniidae
genus
Inia
species
Inia geoffrensis
 
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Bibliography

(1996) NODC Taxonomic Code

Best, R. C. and V. M. F. da Silva. (1993). Inia geoffrensis. Mammalian Species 426:1--8.

Best, Robin C., and Vera M. F. da Silva (1993) Inia geoffrensis: Mammalian Species, no. 426

Blainville, H. de (1817). In [Desmarest, A. G.] Nouveau dictionnaire d'histoire naturelle 9.

Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (246): 1-259.
DOI:10.5479/si.03629236.246

Hershkovitz, Philip (1966) Catalog of Living Whales: United States National Museum Bulletin 246

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam.

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Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.