Mesoplodon densirostris (Blainville…

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCetaceaHyperoodontidaeMesoplodon

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Overview

Full Name

Mesoplodon densirostris (Blainville, 1817)

Common names

  • Blainville's Beaked Whale eng
  • Blainville’s Beaked Whale eng
  • cow-fish eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Delphinus densirostris Blainville, 1817

Living period

0.0117 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Freshwater, Aquatic

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Cetacea
family
Hyperoodontidae
genus
Mesoplodon
species
Mesoplodon densirostris
 
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Bibliography

(1996) NODC Taxonomic Code

(2001) database, Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner (1987) Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada: Resource Publication, no. 166

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

Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of living whales. U.S. National Museum Bulletin 246:1--259.

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.

King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554.

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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.