WoRMS taxon details

Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

137103  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137103)

Gray J.E. (1846). Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror, 1(Mammalia):48, pl. 1, fig. 1 (baleen).
page(s): 35, pl. 13 [details]   
Note Unknown.  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Unknown. [details]
Distribution in tropical and subtropical oceanic waters between 40ºN and 35ºS  
Distribution in tropical and subtropical oceanic waters between 40ºN and 35ºS [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137103 on 2018-07-21
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z

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original description Gray J.E. (1846). Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror, 1(Mammalia):48, pl. 1, fig. 1 (baleen).
page(s): 35, pl. 13 [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 Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. 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. 723--743., 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 Jefferson, T. A. and N. B. Barros. (1997). Peponocephala electra. Mammalian Species 553:1--6. [details]   

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]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From editor or global species database
Holotype Skull in British Museum (Natural History), London; no. 1844.10.5.3. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Least Concern (LC) [details]

Type locality Unknown. [details]

From other sources
Distribution in tropical and subtropical oceanic waters between 40ºN and 35ºS [details]

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