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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 137032

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 editorOdontoceti (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseteridae
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatodon Linnaeus, 1761 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetus Billberg, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeganeuron Gray, 1865 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegistosaurus Anonymous, in Harlan, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhiseter Bonnaterre, 1789 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysalus Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseterus Duméril, 1806 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTursio Fleming, 1822 (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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 Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter (Euphyseter)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter (Euphyseter) simus Owen, 1866 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter simus Owen, 1866 (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus cinereus Kerr, 1792 (nomen dubium)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus niger Kerr, 1792 (nomen dubium)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus albicans Kerr, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter gibbosus Schreber, 1802 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter katadon Muller, 1773 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter krefftii Boschma, 1938 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter polycephus Quoy & Gaimard, in Freycinet, 1824 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter polycystus Gray, 1866 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter pterodon Trouessart, 1898 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter andersonii Borowski, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter australasiensis Desmoulins, 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter australis Gray, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter australis asiaticus Gray, 1866 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter bidens Sowerby, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter breviceps de Blainville, 1838 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter catodon Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter catodon australis Tomilin, 1957 (nomen dubium)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter catodon catodon Tomilin, 1957 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter maximus G. Cuvier, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter microps Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter microps falcidentatus Kerr, 1792 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter microps rectidentatus Kerr, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter microps Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter novaeangliae Borowski, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter orthodon Lacépède, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter simus Owen, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia sima (Owen, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter tursio Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137032
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
2009-03-11 12:36:54Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Physeter. 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=137032 on 2014-12-20
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