Cephalorhynchus commersonii

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Cephalorhynchus commersonii

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Odontoceti 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Cetacea
Cladus: Neoceti
Subordo: Odontoceti

Familia: Delphinidae
Genus: Cephalorhynchus
Species: Cephalorhynchus commersonii
Subspecies: C. c. commersonii – C. c. kerguelensis

Name[edit]

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacépède, 1804)

Etymology: commersonii for Philibert Commerson, who first described them in 1767 after sighting them in the Strait of Magellan.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Cephalorhynchus commersoni Yanez, 1948
  • Delphinus commersonii Lacépède, 1804
  • Lagenorhynchus burmeisteri Moreno, 1892
  • Lagenorhynchus floweri Moreno, 1892
  • Phocoena commersonii Lesson, 1827

References[edit]

  • Robineau, D., Goodall, R.N.P., Pichler, F. & Baker, C.S. 2007. Description of a new subspecies of Commerson's dolphin, Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacépède, 1804), inhabiting the coastal waters of the Kerguelen Islands. Mammalia 71: 172–180. ISSN (Online): 1864-1547, ISSN (Print): 0025-1461 doi: 10.1515/MAMM.2007.034
  • Cephalorhynchus commersonii in Mammal Species of the World.
    Wilson, Don E., & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (editors) (2005). Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0801882214.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Commerson’s Dolphin
日本語: イロワケイルカ
polski: delfin czarnogłowy
suomi: Kirjodelfiini
svenska: Commersons delfin, skäckig delfin
Türkçe: Alaca yunus
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