Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

AphiaID: 137121

Sowerby's beaked whale

Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Tetrapoda (Superclass-2) > Mammalia (Class) > Theria (Subclass) > Cetartiodactyla (Order) > Cetancodonta (Suborder) > Cetacea (Infraorder) > Odontoceti (Superfamily) > Ziphiidae (Family)

Conservation Status

Synonyms

Aodon dalei Lesson, 1828
Delphinorhynchus micropterus F. Cuvier, 1836
Delphinorhynchus sowerbyi Gray, 1846
Delphinus micropteron Tomilin, 1957
Delphinus micropterus G. Cuvier, 1829
Delphinus sowerbensis Blainville, 1817
Delphinus sowerbi Eschricht, 1851
Delphinus sowerbyensis Eschricht, 1852
Delphinus sowerbyi Desmarest, 1822
Diodon sowerbaei Bell, 1837
Diodon sowerbi Hamilton, 1837
Diodon sowerbyi Lesson, 1828
Heterodon dalei Lesson, 1827
Mesodiodon sowerbyi Duvernoy, 1851
Mesoplodon sowerbensis Gervais, 1859
Mesoplodon sowerbiensis J. A. Allen, 1869
Micropteron bidens Malm, 1871
Micropteron sowerbiensis Van Beneden, 1868
Nodus dalei Gray, 1850
Physeter bidens Sowerby, 1804
Ziphius sowerbiensis Gray, 1846

International References

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]

additional source van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 [details]

additional source Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. In Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp. 723–743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]

additional source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication. 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]

additional source Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]

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

additional source Perrin, W.F.; Würsig, B.; Thewissen, J.G.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Second edition. Academic Press: London. ISBN 978-0-12-373553-9. xxix, 1316 pp. [details]

additional source IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]

original description Sowerby, J. (1804). Transactions of the Linnaean Society, London. London 7:310. [details]

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]

additional source Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. In Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp. 723–743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]

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