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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 137094

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 editorDelphinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus albimanus Peale, 1848 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus algeriensis Loche, 1860 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphus Linnaeus, 1758 (Spelling variation)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus forsteri Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus fulvifasciatus Wagner, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus fulvofasciatus True, 1889 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus janira Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus loriger Wiegmann, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus marginatus Lafont, 1868 (misidentification)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus novaezealandiae Gray, 1850 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus novaezeelandiae Wagner, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus novaezelandiae Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus vulgaris Lacépède, 1804 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus zelandae Gray, 1853 (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
page(s): 77 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgewone dolfyn  [details]
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfini i zakonshëm  [details]
Aleut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorangaigik  [details]
Basque Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormarzuplaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorizurde arrunta  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorОбикновен делфинUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorДелфинUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorobiknoven delfin  [details]
Catalan Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordofí comu  [details]
Czech Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín obecný  [details]
Danish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editoralmindelige DelphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralmindelig delfin  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgewone dolfijnChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordolfijn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshort-beaked saddle-backed dolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshort-beaked saddleback dolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshort-beaked common dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsea porpoiseChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsaddle-backed dolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon dolphin  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin vulgaireChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin ordinaireChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin delphisChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin commun à petit becChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin communChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin à bande fauveChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcamusChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbec d'oie  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkurzschnäuziger gemeiner DelphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorgemeiner DelphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelfin  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorדולפין מובהק  [details]
Icelandic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorhundfiscurChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhuisenChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhofrung  [details]
Indonesian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorlumba-lumba biasa  [details]
Italian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortombarelloUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfino comune Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfino  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortobi irukaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsuzume-irukaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorma iruka  [details]
Kalaallisut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorardlusarsuk  [details]
Korean Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorjjalbeun-buri-cham-dolgorae  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaprastasis delfinas  [details]
Malayalam Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchankan eedi  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚοινό δελφίνι  [details]
Norwegian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorspinghvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspingerChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspidsnudet delfinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordolffinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelphin  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgulflankedelfinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfin  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgulflankedelfinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfin  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfin zwyczajnyChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfin pospolity  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortoninha comumChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorgolfinho  [details]
Romanian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfinusUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfinul comun  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorобыкновенный дельфинUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorдельфин белобочкаChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorobyknovennyi delfinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbyelobochka (Black Sea)Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbyelobochka  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornavadni delfin  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortonino de marChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfin tollinoChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfin rayadoChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfin panza blancaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín común de rostro cortoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfín común  [details]
Swedish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorspringareChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfin  [details]
Tamil Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorpomigraChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorpanavai meen  [details]
Telugu Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorganupuli  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryunusChecked: verified by a taxonomic editortyrtakUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortirtak yunusUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortirtak  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorДельфін білобочкаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorБілобочка чорноморська  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordolffin cyffredin  [details]
Direct child
taxa (10)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis ponticus Barabasch-Nikiforov, 1935

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis bairdii Tomilin, 1957 (nomen dubium)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis curvirostris Riggio, 1883 (nomen dubium, incertae sedis)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis balteatus Fischer, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis fusus Fischer, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis mediterranea Nobre, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis moschatus Fischer, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis sowerbianus Fischer, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis variegatus Fischer, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus delphis delphis Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKoksijde [details]
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Ionian Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIonian sea [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWesterschelde [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisakis simplex A (Rudolphi, 1802) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeenicus nodicornis Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisakis pegreffii Campana-Rouget & Biocca, 1955 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (13 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (785 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1160 nucleotides; 319 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circumglobal [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype None, based on descriptions by authors [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category subpopulation Mediterranean common dolphin : Endangered (EN) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Least Concern (LC) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality "Oceano Europaeo" [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet small fish and cephalopods [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: male 1.7-2.2 m (5.5-7'), female 1.5-2 m (5-6.5'), at birth .7 m (2.5') [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution East Pacific; Eastern Atlantic Ocean; Indo-West Pacific; Western Atlantic Ocean [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat oceanic, tropical to temperate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat mainly offshore [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Delphinus delphis
Delphinus delphis
Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 39)
Van Beneden & Gerv...
Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 40)
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Delphinus delphis
Delphinus delphis
Short-beaked common dophins off California
Short-beaked common do...
Short-beaked common dophin (Delphinus delphis) from California
Short-beaked common do...
Delphinus delphis
Delphinus delphis
Short-beaked common dolphins
Short-beaked common do...
pair of dolphins
pair of dolphins
Common Dolphin
Common Dolphin
Delphinus delphis
Delphinus delphis
Delphinus delphis
Delphinus delphis
Delphinus delphis
Delphinus delphis
Delphinus delphis
Delphinus delphis
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137094
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). Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758. 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=137094 on 2014-12-20
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