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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera Lacépède, 1804 
AphiaID: 137013

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysticeti (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenopteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenopteridae Gray, 1864
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgaphelus Cope, 1868 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenopteris Tomilin, 1957 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalenoptera Duméril, 1806 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalenopterus Cuvier, 1829 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBaloenoptera Cadenat, 1957 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelaenoptera Lahille, 1899 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenedenia Gray, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoops Gray, 1821 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatoptera Rafinesque, 1815 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetoptera Rafinesque, 1815 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuvierus Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylaena Gray, 1874 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDubertus Tomilin, 1957 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaenoptera Aclogue, 1900 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFabricia Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlowerius Lilljeborg, 1867 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysticetus Wagler, 1830 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOgmobalaena Eschricht, 1849 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhylasus Duméril, 1806 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysalis Fleming, 1822 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysalus Gray, 1821 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterobalaena Eschricht, 1849 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychocetus Gloger, 1842 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRorqualus F. Cuvier, 1836 (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRudolphius Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSibbaldius Flower, 1865 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSibbaldus Gray, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenobalaena Gray, 1874 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSwinhoia Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record 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 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJapanese lanterns [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfinback whalesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaleen whales  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlyktslekta [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlyktslekta [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlyktörter [from synonym]  [details]
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister, 1867
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera omurai Wada, Oishi & Yamada, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera andrejewi Author?, 1888 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera caerulescens Lacépède, 1818 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera grimmi Author?, 1888 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera maculata Lacépède, 1818 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera nigra Lacépède, 1818 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera punctulata Lacépède, 1819 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera sulcata represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera sulcata arctica Schlegel, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) (alternate representation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acuturostrata Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera alba Giglioli, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera antarctica Gray, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera antarctica Temminck, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera antarctica Temminck, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera aragous Farines & Carcasonne, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera arctica Temminck, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera astrolabe Pucheran, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera australis Gray, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera australis Lesson, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera blythii Anderson, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera brasiliensis Gray, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera brydei Olsen, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera capensis A. Smith, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera carolinae Malm, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera davidsoni Scammon, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera eschrichtius Rasch, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera gibbar Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera gigas Reinhardt, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera huttoni Gray, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister, 1867
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera indica Blyth, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera intermedia Burmeister, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus intermedia Burmeister, 1872
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera iwasi Gray, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera jubartes Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera laticeps Gray, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera leucopteron Lesson, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera mediterraneensis Lesson, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera mediterranensis Cabrera, 1961 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera microcephala Gray, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera miramaris Lahille, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus Van Beneden & Gervais, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera patachonica Lahille, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera patachonicus Burmeister, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera patagonica Dabbene, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera quoyii Lonnberg, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera racovitzai Lahille, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister, 1867
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera robusta Lilljeborg, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera rorqual Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera rostrata Van Beneden & Gervais, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera schlegelii Van Beneden & Gervais, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera schlegellii Dabbene, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera sibbaldi Van Beneden, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera sibbaldii Flower, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera swinhoii Gray, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera syncondylus A. Mueller, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera tenuirostris Sweeting, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera thalmaha accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera velifera Cope, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137013
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Balaenoptera. In: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137013 on 2014-04-18
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