WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

137102

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137102

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrampus vectipinna Branson, 1971 (misspelling of rectipinna)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrca atra Gray, 1871 (misspelling)
marine
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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 77 [details]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus orca Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote "Oceano Europaeo"  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality "Oceano Europaeo" [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality "Oceano Europaeo"  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality "Oceano Europaeo" [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan [details]
Perrin, W. (2008). Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Perrin, W.F. (2017). World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137102 on 2017-11-21

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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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 77 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus orca Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

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]   

additional source Carwardine, M., E. Hoyt, R. E. Fordyce and P. Gill. 1998. Whales, dolphins and porpoises. Time-Life Books. Nature Company Guides, USA. 288 p. [details]   

additional source University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Animal Diversity Web., available online at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html [details]   

additional source Mead, J. G. and R. L. Brownell, Jr. (2005). Cetacea. Pages 723--743 in Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication. 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]   

additional source Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam. [details]   

additional source IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]   

additional source Perrin, W.F.; Würsig, B.; Thewissen, J.G.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Second edition. Academic Press: London. ISBN 978-0-12-373553-9. xxix, 1316 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Heyning, J. E. and M. E. Dahlheim. (1988). Orcinus orca. Mammalian Species 304:1--9. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Schmidly, D. J. and B. Würsig. 2009. Mammals (Vertebrata: Mammalia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1343–1352 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus orca Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrampus orca Iredale & Troughton, 1933) Slijper, E.J. (1938). Die Sammlung rezenter Cetacea des Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique [The collection of recent Cetacea of the Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 14(10): 1-33 (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Numerous fish, squid, and marine mammal species, including blue whales; even gulls, penguins and turtles. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: male 17-29 1/2' (5.1-9 m), female 15-25 1/2' (4.6-7.7 m), at birth 6'+ (1.9 m +). Largest of all dolphins. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype None in existence; name based on killer whale of authors. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

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

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Antarctica/Southern Ocean; East Pacific; Eastern Atlantic Ocean; Indo-West Pacific; Western Atlantic Ocean [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat inshore and offshore [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators None [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breed in spring and summer off the coast of Washington. Gestation is a year. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormoordvis  [details]
Aleut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordukuladChecked: verified by a taxonomic editoraguluk  [details]
Anus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornookur  [details]
Basque Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororkaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editormarzuplaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorezpalarta  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКосаткаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkosаtkа  [details]
Catalan Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororca  [details]
Chukot Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormusonkjgyssiak  [details]
Czech Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkosatka dravá  [details]
Danish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortandthoyeChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsvarthvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsvaerdvalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspækhuggerChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspaekhoggerChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorornswin  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzwaardwalvisUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororkaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editororcaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbotskop  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorswordfishChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsword grampusChecked: verified by a taxonomic editororcaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkiller-trasherChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkiller whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorgrampus  [details]
Faroese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbovhidehval  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororque gladiateurChecked: verified by a taxonomic editororque épaulardChecked: verified by a taxonomic editororqueChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorepée de merChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorepaulardChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordorque  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchwertwalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchwertfischUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOrcaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgroßer Schwertwal  [details]
Icelandic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsverdfiscurChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhuydingChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhahyrningurChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhahyrnaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhaa-hirningurChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorfann-fiskar-hydengen  [details]
Indonesian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorseguniChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorpaus pemangsa  [details]
Inuktitut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editoradluk  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororca  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorシャチChecked: verified by a taxonomic editortakamatsuChecked: verified by a taxonomic editortakaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorshachiChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsakamataChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsadshi  [details]
Kalaallisut Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorardlykChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorardlursark  [details]
Korean Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorinnuatuChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbeom-gorae  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororka  [details]
Malagasy Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortrozona mpamond  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΌρκα  [details]
Norwegian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorvan hundChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorvaghundChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorstourvagnChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorstourvagaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorstaurhvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorstarhyn ningChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspekkhuggerChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspaekhoggerChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhvalhund  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspekkhogger  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspekkhoggar  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororka  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorroaz-de-bandeiraChecked: verified by a taxonomic editororcaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleia asesina  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкосаткаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorили кит убийцаChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkosatkaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorkasatka  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorpictwale  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororka  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororca verdaderaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororca comúnChecked: verified by a taxonomic editororcaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editormoscoteChecked: verified by a taxonomic editormacheteChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorespadarteChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfin giganteChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcahuel-huaiqueChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbufeo de mascarillaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena quilaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena pintaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena asesina  [details]
Swedish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortunnlik tumlareChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsvärdfiskUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspäckhuggareChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspackhuggareChecked: verified by a taxonomic editoropareChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorlöpare  [details]
Thai Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorplawan phechakhat  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkatil balina  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКосатка  [details]
Welsh Checked: verified by a taxonomic editororca gwrywUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlleiddiad  [details]
Yupik languages Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormesungesak  [details]