Rhincodon

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Taxonavigation[edit]

Rhincodon typus
Taxonavigation: Orectolobiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Superordo: Selachimorpha
Ordo: Orectolobiformes

Familia: Rhincodontidae
Genus: Rhincodon
Species: Rhincodon typus

Name[edit]

Rhincodon Smith, 1829

Etymology: The generic name is a composition from rhin (meaning rasp), and odon (= tooth) ETYFish Project

Synonymy[edit]

Vernacular Name[edit]

Ελληνικά: Φαλαινοκαρχαρίας
English: Whale shark
español: Tiburón ballena
Kiswahili: Nyangumi
Nederlands: Walvishaai
日本語: ジンベエザメ属
português: Tubarão-baleia
ไทย: ปลาฉลามวาฬ
中文: 鯨鯊

References[edit]

  • ICZN; 1984: Opinion 1278, The generic name Rhincodon A. Smith 1829 (Pisces) conserved. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 41 (4): 215–217. BHL
  • Smith, A.; 1829: Contributions to the natural history of South Africa, Zoological Journal, London 4 (16) (art. 54): 433-444. Reference page
For more multimedia, look at Category:Rhincodon typus on Wikimedia Commons.