Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray…

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCetaceaDelphinidaeOrcaella

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  • 0

    Infraspecies
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Overview

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Phocaena brevirostris Owen, 1866

Habitat

Marine, Freshwater

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Cetacea
family
Delphinidae
genus
Orcaella
species
Orcaella brevirostris
 
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Bibliography

(1996) NODC Taxonomic Code

(1998) website, Mammal Species of the World

Arnold, Peter W., and George E. Heinsohn (1996) Phylogenetic status of the Irrawaddy Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray): a cladistic analysis: Memoires of the Queensland Museum, vol. 39, part 2

Beasley, Isabel, Kelly M. Robertson, and Peter Arnold (2005) Description of a new dolphin, the Australian snubfin dolphin Orcaella heinsohni sp. n. (Cetacea: Delphinidae): Marine Mammal Science, vol. 21, no. 3

Gray J.E. (1866). Catalogue of seals and whales in the British Museum. Trustees of the British Museum, London.

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

ITIS database

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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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 Apr 13, 2016.