Tursiops australis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Odontoceti

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Magnordo: Epitheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Cetacea
Cladus: Neoceti
Subordo: Odontoceti

Familia: Delphinidae
Genus: Tursiops
Species: Tursiops australis

Name[edit]

  • Tursiops australis Charlton-Robb, Gershwin, Thompson, Austin, Owen & McKeschnie, 2011

Holotype: QVMAG 1365
Type locality: North Esk River, 5 km upstream from Tamar River at Hobblers Bridge, Launceston, Tasmania

References[edit]

  • Charlton-Robb, K.; Gershwin, L.-A.; Thompson, R.; Austin, J.; Owen, K.; McKeschnie, S. 2011. A New Dolphin Species, the Burrunan Dolphin Tursiops australis sp. nov., Endemic to Southern Australian Coastal Waters. PLoS ONE 6 (9): e24047. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024047